Title, Gromatici veteres, Volume 1. Gromatici veteres, Adolf August Friedrich Rudorff. Author, Corpus agrimensorum Romanorum. Editors, Friedrich Bluhme, Karl. Title, Gromatici veteres, ex recensione Caroli Lachmanni Die Schriften der romischen Feldmesser. Author, Karl Lachmann. Published, Export Citation . Get this from a library! Gromatici veteres. [Friedrich Bluhme; Karl Lachmann; Adolf August Friedrich Rudorff; Theodor Mommsen; E Bursian; Corpus.
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Does this product have an incorrect or missing image? At the foundation of a colony and the assignation of lands the auspices were taken, for which purpose the presence of the augur was necessary.
The first professional surveyor mentioned is Lucius Decidius Saxawho was employed by Mark Antony in the measurement of camps. The foundation of colonies and vetrres assignation of lands were now less common, though we read of colonies being established to a late period of the empire, and the boundaries of the lands must have been set out in due form. Don’t have an account? The Gromatici veteres also contains extracts from official registers probably belonging to the 5th century of colonial and other land surveys, lists and descriptions of boundary stones, and extracts from the Theodosian Codex.
These were the finitores mentioned in the early writers,   who in vveteres later periods were called mensores and agrimensores.
The surveyors were known by various names: The business of a finitor could only be done by a free man, and the honorable nature of his office is indicated by the rule that there was no bargain for his services, but he received his pay in the form of a gift.
Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: You may send this item to up to five recipients. According to Mommsenthe collection had its origin during the 5th century in the office of a vicarius diocesan governor of Rome, who had a number of surveyors under him.
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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. But they also acted as judicesand could give a final decision in that class of smaller questions which concerned the quinque pedes of the Lex Mamilia the gormatici setting which boundary spaces were not evteres to usucapioas appears from Frontinus.
Military persons of various classes are also sometimes mentioned as practising surveying, and settling disputes about boundaries. Similar Items Related Subjects: The agrimensor could mark out the limits of the centuriaeand restore the boundaries where they were confused, but he could not assign without a commission from the emperor. Surveying Ancient Roman technology. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity individual or corporate has a copyright on the body of the This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.
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Gromatici Veteres; Volume 1
The lower rank of the professional agrimensoras contrasted with the finitor of earlier periods, is shown by the fact that in the imperial period thare might be a contract with an agrimensor for paying him for his services. But the business of the augur did not extend beyond the religious part vetered the ceremony: Books by Karl Lachmann.
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Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Under the empire the observance of the auspices in the fixing of camps and the establishment of military colonies was less regarded, and the practice of the agrimensores was greatly increased.
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Home About Help Search. Citations are based on reference standards. According to a constitution of Theodosius II and Valentinian III AD they received jurisdiction in questions of alluvio ; but some writers disagree that this crucial passage is genuine.