Title: CIL II(2).5, – Lex Ursonensis, bronze tablets with municipal law on the foundation of Colonia Iulia Genetiva at Urso. Author: Center for Epigraphical. The Caesarian lex Ursonensis, the founding charter of a Hispanic colony, is one of the few documents attesting to attempts at systematic thinking about religion. FORWARD. This charter, known officially as the Law of Colonia Genetiva Julia, was apparently drafted in outline by Julius Caesar, with later marginal.
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Every duumvir, aedile, or prefect of the colony Genetiva Julia, or any other person of the colony Genetiva Julia, celebrating dramatic spectacles, shall accommodate the colonists of the colony Genetiva, resident aliens, guests, and strangers in such manner as the decurions decree and determine, without malicious deception, not less than fifty decurions being present when the said matter is discussed.
Any person acting in contravention of this regulation shall be condemned to pay to the colonists of the colony Genetiva Julia 5, sesterces and shall be sued and prosecuted by any person at will for that amount in accordance with this law.
No person shall be received or elected in place of another or coopted into the college of pontiffs except at a time when there are or shall be less than three pontiffs belonging to the colony Genetiva. They shall provide that the work shall be performed, as the decurions resolve, as long as no labor is required, without his own consent, from any person less than fourteen or more than sixty years of age.
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Whoever is found guilty of voting deliberately with deception in another curiahe shall nto be permitted to vote in this colony for the next five years, and no magistrate of this colony may allow him to vote. The duumvirs holding office in the said colony shall propose to the decurions concerning the dispatch of public delegations when a majority of the decurions of the said colony are present, and any decree, passed by a majority of those present at that meeting, shall be lawful and valid.
And the duumvirs without prejudice to themselves shall give and attribute the said money for such sacrifices as are performed in the name of the colonists in the colony or any other place; and they shall have the right and the power so to do.
Respecting pontiffs and augurs created from the colony Genetiva by Gaius Caesar or by the person who by his command establishes the colony: Clerks failing to take such oath shall not copy the public accounts nor shall they receive the money or the pay customary for such service. If the said decurion is condemned in the action, he shall cease thenceforth to be a decurion, nor shall he declare his vote among the decurions, nor shall he be a candidate for the office of duumvir or aedile, nor shall any duumvir at the comitia accept his candidature in the voting, nor shall return nor shall order the return of such person as duumvir or aedile.
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Nor shall any person, with malice aforethought, introduce or order to be introduced into the said place any others except the aforesaid persons. If a majority of the decurions then present resolve that the waste water shall be conducted into private property the said person shall have the right and the power to use the said water in such way, provided that no injury is caused to private individuals.
If the defendant fails to offer a surety or to obey the judgment of the court the said person shall lead him off. If any person in contravention of this regulation, proposes to the decurions, or carries or causes to be carried a decree of the decurions, or enters or orders such decree to be entered in the public records, or if any person declares a vote among the decurions, or frames a decree of the decurions, or enters or orders such decree to be entered in the public records, for every such act committed in contravention of this law he shall be condemned to pay to the colonists of the colony Genetiva Julia 10, sesterces and any of the colonists, at will, shall have the right and the power to bring an action, a claim, and a suit for that amount of money, in accordance with this law, in a recuperatory action, before a duumvir or a prefect.
The duumvirs in office at the time shall have the right and authority to do this as.
Whatever a majority of the decurions present at such meeting decree or determine concerning the said matters, it shall be lawful and valid, and such sacrifices and such festal days shall be observed in the said colony.
If any person acts in contravention of ursonenssis regulation, for every several such act, he shall be condemned to pay to the colonists of the colony Genetiva Julia 1, sesterces and shall be sued and prosecuted by any person at will for that amount. The following other wikis use this file: As respecting clerks, lictors, aides, summoners, flutists, soothsayers, and criers employed by each of the same all the said persons, during the year in which they perform such services, shall have exemption from military service.
Every duumvir or aedile or prefect of the colony Genetiva Julia, severally during the year of his magistracy ufsonensis imperium, as far as possible, in a proper manner and without malicious intent, shall provide that directors shall be appointed for chapels, temples, and shrines in such manner as the decurions resolve, and that the said directors, severally in each year, shall provide that games in the circus, sacrifices, and pulvinarian services shall be celebrated in such manner as the decurions determine and decree concerning the aforesaid matters—to wit, the appointment of directors, the celebration of games in the circus, the superintendence of sacrifices, and the celebration of pulvinarian services.
Religion in the lex Ursonensis – Oxford Scholarship
After Caesar’s death Mark Antony had this document, marginal comments and all, along with other papers, enacted into law A. Respecting any public aqueducts brought into the town of the colony Genetiva: Respecting lands or woods or buildings given or assigned to the colonists of the colony Genetiva Julia that they may have public use thereof: And he shall provide that the persons on whom such notice is served urspnensis whose names are included in the list of witnesses shall be present at the said trial.
The said duumvirs and the said aediles, so long as they hold their magistracy, shall have the right and the power to use the toga praetexta, wax torches, and tapers.
Archaeological museums in Spain Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. In the case of recuperators being assigned and failing to give judgment on the day commanded: Nor shall the person celebrating the games accommodate urslnensis aforesaid persons, nor order the same to be accommodated otherwise or in other manner, nor give, nor apportion, nor assign places, nor order places to be given, apportioned, or assigned in another manner, nor shall he do aught nor order aught to be done, whereby the said persons shall sit otherwise or in another manner than in the places to be given, apportioned or assigned, nor whereby any person with malice aforethought shall sit in a place reserved for others.
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Any person acting in contravention of this regulation shall be condemned to pay to the colonists of the colony Genetiva Julia 20, sesterces and shall be sued and prosecuted by any person at will for that amount. In the case of the duumvir or the prefect, who makes such claim for the colonists, failing to be present: All duumvirs, except those first appointed after this law, during their magistracy at ursonrnsis discretion of the decurions shall celebrate a gladiatorial show or dramatic spectacles to Jupiter, Juno, and Minerva, and to the gods and the goddesses, or such part of the said shows as shall be possible, during four days, for the greater part of each day, and on the said spectacles ursonennsis the said show each of the said persons shall expend ursonesnis his own money not less than 2, sesterces, and from the public money it shall be lawful for each several duumvir to expend a sum not exceeding 2, sesterces, and it shall be lawful for the said persons so to do without prejudice to themselves, always utsonensis that no person shall expend or make assignment of any portion of the money, which in accordance with this law properly shall be given or assigned for those sacrifices which are performed publicly in the or in any other place.
Respecting all rivers, streams, fountains, lakes, springs, ponds, or marshes within the territory divided among the colonists of this colony: He shall keep him in chains according to the civil law. No duumvir appointed or created after the establishment of the colony and no prefect left in charge by a duumvir in accordance with the charter of the colony shall receive or accept, concerning public ground or for public ground, from a contractor, or a leaseholder, or a surety any gift, or present, or remuneration, or any other favor; nor shall he cause any such favor to be bestowed upon himself or upon any of his staff.