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Pronuntiatio
(160 words)

[German version]

[1] (rhetoric) v. Actio [1]

(rhetoric) v. Actio [1]

[German version]

[2] (legal) Declaration

(legal). Literally 'declaration', pronuntiatio in Roman law meant any ruling made by the judge on the matter at issue (e.g. Dig. 42,1,1). The narrower sense arose from the peculiarity of Roman procedural law in strictly permitting only a condemnatio pecuniaria ('pecuniary condemnation', i.e. sentence to payment of a monetary sum). Notwithstanding t…

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Paulus, Christoph Georg (Berlin), “Pronuntiatio”, 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 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1010380>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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