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Synomosia
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(συνωμοσία; synōmosía). Legally barely definable 'oath community', which occurs throughout Greek areas among private individuals, in cult, the army, politics and judiciary ( Hetairía [2]), and also in inter-state relations; used in the Roman period as a translate factio or coniuratio (FIRA I2 Nr. 68, Z. 7, first Cyrene edict on praevaricatio ).

Bibliography

E. Seidl, s. v. S., RE 4 A, 1445-1450 

L. Rubinstein, Litigation and Cooperation, 2000, 204-208.

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Thür, Gerhard (Graz), “Synomosia”, 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 01 August 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1127460>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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