Sentence Examples with the word SACRILEGIUM

In Ambrose, Augustine and Leo I., sacrilegium means sacrilege.

Mommsen was of the opinion that sacrilegium had no settled meaning in the laws of the 4th century.

A somewhat distorted, but well-substantiated use of the word sacrilegium in medieval Latin was its application to the fine paid by one guilty of sacrilege to the bishop.

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According to Ulpian the punishment for sacrilegium varied according to the position and standing of the culprit and the circumstances under which the crime was committed.