By Richard A. Bauman
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The clearest attestation of the rule of thumb is TA 6. 29. 2. The defence of this place through C. W. Chilton, JRS forty five (1955), 73–81 opposed to the assault byR. S. Rogers, JRS forty nine (1959), 90–4, absolutely succeeded, however the complete debate used to be pointless in view of the demonstration by means of E. Volterra, RIDA 2 (1949), 488– ninety that posthumous maiestas fees have been first brought by way of Marcus Aurelius within the moment century. at the intended contrast within the lex Julia maiestatis among perduellio which generated posthumous fees and other kinds of the crime that didn't, see Bauman 1967, 287–8. On Silius’ case see TA four. 18–20. For the emphasis on maiestas within the case and the illusory inclusion of repetundae, and in addition for the arguments helping some of the propositions within the textual content, see Bauman 1974, 116–19. at the heritage to the case see Bauman 1992, 145–7, 176–7. See for instance playstation five. four. 8–9. See additionally under passim. The senate had taken over the jury-court perform lower than which winning accusers have been rewarded even within the Republic. however it used to be simply within the Principate that the delators became this right into a cottage undefined, buying wealth from the outlined percentage of confiscated estate that gathered to them. lower than Claudius, P. Suillius earned up to 40,000 sesterces in step with case. TA eleven. five. 2. Their means of beating up enterprise through growing indictable possibilities via networks of brokers and informers is visible through the assets as one of many nice evils of the treason trials, however the emperors thought of them an essential cog within the laptop. while no accuser used to be drawing close standard legal technique couldn't happen. TA 15. sixty nine. 1. however it could be acknowledged of their favour that they weren't chargeable for the intensification of the poena legis to loss of life. They obtained a similar percentage both means. at the procedure see Mommsen 1899, 366–75, 381– 6, 253 n. 7, 504–11, 830 n. 2; Kunkel 1974, thirteen, 49–50, 74–8, 82–4, ninety six, 283. See additionally Greenidge 1901, 459–60, 467–71, 475–6; Marsh 1931, 107–10; Jones 1972, 110–11. TA 6. 19. 1; CD fifty eight. 22. 2–3 (with embellishments). Cf. Mommsen 1899, 688 n. four. Precipitation from the Tarpeian Rock (on the 178 NOTES TO PAGES 60–3 forty six forty seven forty eight forty nine 50 fifty one fifty two fifty three fifty four fifty five fifty six fifty seven fifty eight fifty nine 60 sixty one sixty two Arx of the Capitol in Rome—Cantarella 1991, 241) ideas out a tribulation through Tiberius on Capri. even if Suetonius’ description of the precipitation of the condemned from the cliffs of Capri (ST fifty two. 2) is true—he claims to were proven the spot as a tourist—or is an elaboration of intercourse. Marius’ case can't be made up our minds. D. forty eight. 18. five, forty eight. five. 39 pr. , 2. much less truly playstation 2. 26. 15. See the certain research of this mode of execution through Cantarella 1991, 238– sixty three. E. g. TA 1. seventy two. three, seventy three. 1, seventy four. three; 2. 50. 1; three. 37. 1, 38. 1, sixty seven. three; four. 19. five, 34. three, 36. 1; 6. 18. 1, 38. four. E. g. 1. seventy four. 7; three. 33. four, 38. 1, sixty seven. 2, 70. 1; four. 19. five. TA four. thirteen. 2, 28. 1–30. 2; CD fifty seven. 24. eight. TA four. 31. 2–3, 5–6 (where e re publica is an statement of utilitas publica). in this case see Bauman 1974b, 99–103. See additionally Marsh 1931, 290–3; Rogers 1935, 86–7 (but with warning in view in their fixation on ‘preliminary fees previous extra severe accusations’).
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