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Dediticii
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Members of a community that, having been vanquished in war by Rome, has surrendered unconditionally to the hegemony of the Roman people ( deditio ), and may by a decree of Rome have forfeited its existence as a state. Thus dediticii were all provincial inhabitants (provinciales) whose community had been dissolved by Rome (Gai. Inst. 1,14): insofar as they had not already acquired Roman or Latin citizenship and been able to retain it, or were now granted it, or autonomous status had not been restored to their community. Diss…

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Gizewski, Christian (Berlin), “Dediticii”, 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 24 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e312600>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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