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Lex Ursonensis
(216 words)

[German version]

Flavian copy of the municipal law of the Caesarean colonia Iulia Genetiva in Urso, of which four almost complete tablets were found in 1870/71, and an additional 12 fragments were found in and near Osuna (province of Seville) in Southern Spain (today in the Archaeological National Museum of Madrid) in 1925. Originally the law probably comprised nine tablets with three or five columns of text each and just over 140 sections (rubricae), of which 61-82, 91-106 and 123-134 are almost entirely extant and several others are preserved in fragments.

The charter of the colony …

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Galsterer, Hartmut (Bonn), “Lex Ursonensis”, 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 20 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e703270>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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