Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as mancipation, 1.

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Examples

  • Ulpian and Paul.] 105 The trina mancipatio is most clearly defined by Ulpian, (Fragment.x. p. 591, 592, edit.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • I have with reluctance adopted _libra ... et aere magis_, taking it in the sense _magis quam libra et aere_ ( 'I am yours even more than I would be if I had been acquired through _mancipatio_').

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • = After addressing Pompeius directly (_testere licet_), Ovid addresses those witnessing the _mancipatio_.

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • Both conveyance (_mancipatio_) and surrender in court (_in iure cessio_) are confirmed.

    The Twelve Tables

  • [54] At a sale (_mancipium_ or _mancipatio_) the buyer in the presence of five adult citizens had his money weighed by another adult citizen who held scales for this purpose.

    The Twelve Tables

  • Heinsius '_tuum ... tuum_ is grammatical enough, but (as Professor R.J. Tarrant points out to me) makes Ovid say that he is Pompeius' literally through _mancipatio_.

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • Mancipium or mancipatio, which was nothing but the solemn delivering over of the thing in the presence of a determinate number of witnesses and a public officer; it was from this probably that proprietorship was named, 2.

    History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire — Volume 4

  • Mancipium or mancipatio, which was nothing but the solemn delivering over of the thing in the presence of a determinate number of witnesses and a public officer; it was from this probably that proprietorship was named,

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • In all this there is much to remind us of the Roman _mancipatio_, a method of sale which demanded the presence of five witnesses, and in which the buyer took possession of his new purchase by holding in his hand a bronze ingot and repeating the formula: "This man [i.e., a slave]

    The Customs of Old England

  • Such was the decision of Ulpian and Paul.] [Footnote 105: The trina mancipatio is most clearly defined by Ulpian,

    History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire — Volume 4

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