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  • Lexington, battle of lex Iulia lex Iulia de adulteriis coercendis lex Iulia de maritandis ordinibus lex Manila lex Papia Poppaea lex Poetelia lex Romana Visigothorum lex Titia lex Vatinia lex Villia annalis lex Voconia

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  • Augustus used his tribunician power to pass the lex Iulia de maritandis ordinibus, which regulated marriages between the various social orders, and the lex Iulia de adulteriis coercendis (18?), which made adultery a crime.

    c. Augustus and the Principate

  • The chief of these laws were those made by the Romans, and consisted of fining the bachelor, and various other penalties: the most celebrated one was that of Augustus, which was entitled the "_Lex julia de maritandis ordinibus_" by which the bachelor was made incapable of receiving legacies, or of holding inheritances given by a will, unless they were bequeathed to him by a near relation.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 20, No. 559, July 28, 1832

  • In the first place, it was to be expected that a man of his age would have a wife; secondly, the Lex de maritandis ordinibus made marriage a necessity for him, as for all the senators; furthermore, the head of the state needed to have a woman at his side, if he wished to discharge all his social duties.

    The Women of the Caesars

  • So true is this that about this time, Augustus, wishing to place himself into conformity with his law de maritandis ordinibus, reached a significant decision.

    The Women of the Caesars

  • After the death of Drusus, she did not wish to marry again, even though the Lex de maritandis ordinibus made it a duty.

    The Women of the Caesars

  • The empress, furthermore, must be the model of all the virtues; fruitful, in order to obey the Lex de maritandis ordinibus; religious, chaste, and virtuous, that she might not violate the Lex de adulteriis; simple and modest, in deference to the Lex sumptuaria.

    The Women of the Caesars

  • Julia was now for the second time a widow, and by the provisions of the Lex de maritandis ordinibus should remarry.

    The Women of the Caesars

  • The Lex de maritandis ordinibus prohibited marriages between senators and freedwomen.

    The Women of the Caesars

  • The Lex de maritandis ordinibus attempted by various penalties and promises to constrain the members of the aristocracy to contract marriage and to found a family, thus combatting the increasing inclination to celibacy and sterility.

    The Women of the Caesars

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