A kind of adoption in old Rome See Arrogation
- A kind of adoption in old Rome. See Arrogation.
when you look at the civil-law. The use of just one who was impubes; which, if a male, under fourteen years of age; if a female, under twelve. Dig. 1, 7, 17, 1.
These were the inauguration of the rex sacrorum and the flamens, and that abjuration of hereditary worship (detestatio sacrorum) which was made by a man who passed from his clan (gens) either by an act of adrogation (see Roman Law and Adoption) or by transition from the patrician to the plebeian order.