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Consanguinei
(66 words)

[German version]

Siblings with a common father (uterini share the mother). According to Roman civil law consanguine sisters had a legal right of inheritance while agnatic relatives of a higher degree of relationship (aunts, nieces etc.) were excluded from intestate inheritance (Gai. Inst. 3,14; Inst. Iust. 3,2,3a).

 Agnatio;  Succession, law of

Bibliography

H. L. W. Nelson, U. Manthe, Gai Institutiones III 1-87, 1992, 65f.

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Manthe, Ulrich (Passau), “Consanguinei”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 03 December 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e304090>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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