Trials with religious and political charges from the Principate to the Dominate



Year of publication 2012
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Graeco-Latina Brunensia
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Faculty of Arts

Web Digital Library of the Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University
Field History
Keywords Principate; Dominate; political trials; magic; political soothsaying; crimen maiestatis
Description The aim of the paper is an analysis of different aspects of judicial trials in imperial Rome with a close relationship both to religion and to politics which include charges of fortune-telling and sorcery. All the aspects are dealt considering supposed changes that occurred during the transition from the Principate to the Dominate.
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