annus luctus


annus luctus
(Civil law.) The year of mourning, during which the widow could not lawfully remarry. See 1 Bl Comm 457.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • annus luctus — /aenas lawktas/ The year of mourning. It was a rule among the Romans, and also the Danes and Saxons, that widows should not marry infra annum luctus (within the year of mourning) …   Black's law dictionary

  • annus luctus — /aenas lawktas/ The year of mourning. It was a rule among the Romans, and also the Danes and Saxons, that widows should not marry infra annum luctus (within the year of mourning) …   Black's law dictionary

  • luctus — /laktss/ In Roman law, mourning. See annus luctus …   Black's law dictionary

  • luctus — /laktss/ In Roman law, mourning. See annus luctus …   Black's law dictionary

  • luctus — See annus luctus …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Annus — (Kirchw.). A. claustralis, das erste Jahr eines Dom od. Stiftsherrn im Stifte, wo er zu strenger Residenz verpflichtet ist. A. luctus, das Trauerjahr wegen eines verstorbenen Gatten. Anni cleri (Versitzen), die Zeit, während welcher ein Pfarrer… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Annus — (lat.), Jahr. A. carentiae, Jahr, für das einem Beamten sein Einkommen ganz oder teilweise entzogen, bez. von einem Kanoniker auf sein Einkommen zu gunsten der Kirchenfabrik, des Papstes etc. verzichtet wird. A. circumcisionis, incarnationis etc …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Trauerzeit — (Tempus lugendi, T. luctus, für die nächsten Personen oft in einem Jahr bestehend, daher Trauerjahr, Annus luctus), diejenige Zeit, innerhalb deren die nächsten Verwandten eines Verstorbenen nach Sitte od. Gesetz die Trauer um denselben durch… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • year of mourning — The Roman annus luctus (q.v.). The reason for the widow s year of mourning has been stated as follows: But if a man dies, and his widow soon after marries again, and a child is born within such a time as by the course of nature it might have been …   Black's law dictionary

  • LUGENDI Ritus — apud vett. Rom. variis legibus definitus fuit. Et quidem vestitum quod attinet, in luctu atrati fuêre, h. e. nigrâ, sive pullâ togâ induti. Togae huius meminit Cic. in Pisoniana: Iuv. Sat. 3. l. 1. v. 213. pullatos Proceres: Tac. in funere… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale


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