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The Polity of the Christian Church of Early, Mediaeval, and Modern Times (Paperback) Loot Price: R948
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The Polity of the Christian Church of Early, Mediaeval, and Modern Times (Paperback): Alessio Aurelio Pelliccia

The Polity of the Christian Church of Early, Mediaeval, and Modern Times (Paperback)

Alessio Aurelio Pelliccia

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 Excerpt: ...up a difficulty which the order of the astronomical tables of the East has presented to the minds of some in other respects most illustrious men. In the calendar of the Romans the days were either festi or profesti, --holidays or working days, as there were among the Greeks festival days and working days (eoprdajuuoi, dpdarpioi); and Casaubon13 shows from Strabo that this division prevailed in nations of the most remote antiquity. Those were called festi, (holidays or festival days, ) which were consecrated to the worship of the gods (sacris agendis, ) while all other days were called profesti, i.e., working or ordinary days. These working days were again divided into dies fasti, nefasti, and endotercisi, days on which the courts were open or shut, and half-holidays. The dies fasti were days on which it was allowed to hold courts of law or public assemblies, while on the other hand a day on which this was not allowed was called dies nefastus. Endotercisus, (intercisus, ) was a day on which law-courts were open at some hours but not at others. Of this kind was the day called by the Romans "Nefastus primo" i.e., a day during the first half only of which it was not lawful for the courts to be open and assemblies to be held. Lastly, in the kalendar of the Romans there were some letters marked which were called Nundinales, which meant days of the NundincB, (market-days,14) on which, coming round as they did every 12 Macrob. ib. and V. Henric. Leo-13 De Satyr. Poesi, 1. i. c. 2. nard. Schurzfleisch. de Anno Roman. H Vide Kalend. Vet. Roman, edit. ninth day, the country people came into the city for buying or selling or for law business. This, then, was the order of the dies fasti among the heathen, while besides these there were certain special days on whic...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Alessio Aurelio Pelliccia
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 17mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 326
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-31654-4
Categories: Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-130-31654-8
Barcode: 9781130316544

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