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Adrogation, among ancient Romans, was a kind of adoption in which the person adopted was free, and consented to be adopted by another. It was done at the assembly of the people while the commonwealth subsisted, and later by a rescript of the emperors.
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by John Baron Moyle
The first is the mode 1 in which we adopt independent persons, and this form of adoption is called adrogation : the second is the mode in which we adopt a person subject to the power of an ascendant, ' whether a descendant in the first degree ...
The Institutes of Justinian (1906)
by John Baron Moyle
The first is the mode in which we adopt independent persons, and this form of adoption is called adrogation : the second is the mode in which we adopt a person subject to the power of an ascendant, whether a descendant in the first degree, ...
adrogation and adoption in the strict sense.
A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America, and of the Several States of the American Union (2004)
With References to the Civil and Other Systems of Foreign Law by John Bouvier
ADROGATION, civil law.
Adrogation. See ARROGATIO. Adscripti vel adscriptitii glebae, a class of slaves, among the Romans, attached to and transferred along with the land which they cultivated. Adstipulator, an accessory party to a promise, who received the same ...
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