previous next
Falcĭdĭus , a,
I.a Roman gentile name, So the tribunes of the people, C. and P. Falcidius, the former a contemporary of Cicero, Cic. de Imp. Pomp. 19, 58; the latter in the time of the second triumvirate, after whom is named the Lex Falcidia, Dig. 35, tit. 2.—
II. Derivv.
A. Falcĭdĭus , a, um, of Falcidius: lex, the law of Falcidius respecting bequests, which provided that no Roman citizen should by testament divert more than three fourths of his estate from his legal heirs, etc., Dig. 35, 2, 1 sqq.— Hence, as subst.: Falcidia , ae, the portion secured to an heir by the Falcidian law, Dig. 35, 2, 5; ib. § 14.—
B. Falcĭdĭ-ānus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to a Falcidius, Falcidian: “crimen,Cic. Fl. 36, 90.
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: