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Noxa caput sequitur

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Generally it is assumed that caput in the phrase noxa caput sequitur refers to the delinquent slave or filius familias. The liability for the delict is attached to his person. It is argued, however, that caput refers to the pater familias of the delinquent. The Twelve Tables contained a rule on their direct and personal liability (with surrender to the autorities). The introduction of the edicts on furtum and the lex Aquilia, with the direct and exclusive liability of the pater familias for t...

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10.1163/15718190-1303A0005

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Journal:
Tijdschrift voor Rechtsgeschiedenis
Volume:
81
Issue:
1-2
Pages:
81-108
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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EISSN:
1571-8190
ISSN:
0040-7585
Source identifiers:
449775
Language:
English
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pubs:449775
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uuid:c7ef5538-1911-4f02-842e-df3af7c80fd8
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2014-09-17

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