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Falcidius
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[German version]

Italian personal name (Schulze 272).

F., C. (P.?), people's tribune in 41 BC and originator of one of the last known plebiscites (lex Falcidia), which prescribed that a testator could only leave so many legacies as allowed the heir to remain with a quarter of the inheritance (quarta Falcidiana) (Dig. 35,2; Gai. Inst. 2,227).

Bibliography

Kaser, RPR 2, 756f.

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), “Falcidius”, 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 12 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e409510>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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