Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • He distinguishes between several meanings of iura, the most important of which conceives of a ius as "a moral quality of a person, making it possible to have or to do something correctly" (DIB I. 1.4).

    Hugo Grotius

  • The originality and import of Grotius 'theory of rights can be clarified contrasting it with the dominant medieval conception of iura.

    Hugo Grotius

  • Habebat autem pr鎡erea consuetudinem, per omnes Regni prouincias transire, vt intelligeret quomodo legum iura, & suorum statuta decretorum, a principibus obseruarentur, & ne pauperes � potentibus pr鎖udicium passi, opprimerentur diligenter inuestigare solebat; in vno fortitudini, in altero Iustitia studens &

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Missus es Euxinas quoniam, Vestalis, ad oras, ut positis reddas iura sub axe locis, aspicis en praesens quali iaceamus in aruo, nec me testis eris falsa solere queri; accedet uoci per te non irrita nostrae, 5

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • = Similar statements at _Tr_ V vii 47-48 'non metuunt leges, sed cedit uiribus aequum,/uictaque pugnaci iura sub ense iacent' and _Tr_

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • Panaque Siluanumque senem Nymphasque sorores. illum non populi fasces, non purpura regum flexit et infidos agitans discordia fratres, aut coniurato descendens Dacus ab Histro, 40 non res Romanae perituraque regna; neque ille aut doluit miserans inopem aut inuidit habenti. quos rami fructus, quos ipsa uolentia rura sponte tulere sua, carpsit, nec ferrea iura insanumque forum aut populi tabularia uidit.

    'God made the country but man made the town'

  • Sestiacos nunc fama sinus pelagusque natatum iactet et audaci uictos delphinas ephebo! hic aeterna quies, nullis hic iura procellis, numquam feruor aquis. datur hic transmittere uisus30 et uoces et paene manus. sic Chalcida fluctus expellunt reflui? sic dissociata profundo

    A Villa at Tibur

  • Roma ferox dare iura Medis. horrenda late nomen in ultimas45 extendat oras, qua medius liquor

    The Path of the Just

  • * Sic omnes [sc. ecclesiae] primae et omnes apostolicae, dum una omnes, probant unitatem communicatio pacis et appellatio fraternitatis et contesseratio hospitalis, quae iura non alio natio regit quam eiusdem sacramenti una traditio: [1752] 1

    The Mission and Expansion of Christianity in the First Three Centuries

  • For the Forum is crowded with bustling human figures, intent on the business of politics, or of the law-courts (ferrea iura), or of money-making, and just beyond it, immediately under the Capitol, are the record-offices (tabularia) of the Roman Empire.

    Social life at Rome in the Age of Cicero

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.