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61 As an additional argument we use Tabula Herculanensis 80 of AD 68 as reconstructed by V Arangio-Ruiz and G Pugliese Carratelli, (1955) 10 Parola del Passato 457: L. Cominius Primus inte[rrogavit] L. Appuleium Proculum [. . an] a se alisve ex senten[tia . ] Ti. Crassi Firmi a[r]b[itri in controv]e[r]sia qua[e fuit de finibus] fundi Num[idiani et fundi Strataniciani HS . ... acceptos haberet: L. Appuleius Proculus respondit habere]. For this acceptilatio, which took place together with payment, the form of question and formally corresponding answer was respected.
Den durch dasselbe vorgeschriebenen Formen gemäß”. 53 Because of the verecundia she owes to her father, the actio de dolo cannot be brought, just as the actio furti is excluded between spouses. 54 It is clear from the context that the word sollemniter is related to the novation as well as to the acceptilatio. 55 Institutionum Graeca Paraphrasis Theophilo antecessori vulgo tributa recensuit E C Ferrini, II, (Berlin, 1897; repr. Aalen, 1967) 377–8. 12, 403. 16, 20–31. 58 I do not suppose that a complete correspondence between the wording of stipulatio and acceptilatio was necessary.
1. 1:49 “Iam tibi rescripsi posse apud iudicem quaeri, an sollemnibus verbis tutoris auctoritate interveniente soror tua acceptilatione debitorem suum liberavit. ” [“I already wrote to you in an earlier rescript that inquiry should be made before the judge as to whether your sister released her debtor by means of solemn words and with the approval of her guardian. ] We can reconstruct the case as follows. Apronios has become his sister’s heir. She had a claim to a sum of money from D. 16, 23–4.
Critical Studies in Ancient Law, Comparative Law and Legal History by John Jr. Cairns, Olivia Robinson