The actus contrarius of a confarreatio , which dissolved a marriage joined in this form and followed the same ceremony. At the same time it effected the termination of the (former) husband's spousal powers ( manus ).
1 W. Kunkel, s.v. matrimonium, RE 14, 2277
2 Treggiari, 24.
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Schiemann, Gottfried (Tübingen),
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 04 December 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e317600>
First published online: 2006
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