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14) Civil death, like atimia and infamia, served as a deterrent "because the stigma of the loss of civil rights in the small communities of those times increased the humiliation and isolation suffered by the offender and his family and served as a warning to the rest of the community.
34) It is also instructive to consider the punishment of infamia in relation to passive homosexuality: the penalties were not criminal but entailed a loss of civil status and concomitant rights.
Veto haveria se Andre Xavier da Rocha fosse acusado de sodomia ou bigamia, atentasse a fe catolica, cometesse o crime de lesa-majestade divina, fosse sentenciado ou condenado pelas leis do reino, incorresse na infamia ao regime monarquico ou tivesse entre os familiares ou ate ascendentes da terceira geracao algum judeu, cristao-novo, negro, mulato, indio, cigano ou mouro.
Por eso, quebrar el horizonte de los ninos es el arquetipo de la infamia, es el crimen mas imperdonable de la humanidad.
Que infamia e essa de chamar os anos terriveis da repressao de "ditabranda'?
Everywhere infamia followed them or waited for them--slander, fetters, hot irons, stones, burning pyres, holocausts--so Cathar communities became adaptable, simple, ready to move according to the "needs of families and the accidents of patronage.
45) Of course, Curtius may be writing into the story a concept of honour closer to that of his own day, and Curtius may have in mind the Roman notion of infamia.
The second dialogue, De infamia, centers on the harm suffered by those exiles who, in addition to the proscription from Florence, have suffered because of the promulgation of a sentence of infamy decreed by the Florentine Signoria in 1440.
The surviving plays of Aristophanes would alone suffice to show how inconceivably lax public opinion was, even at the most cultured periods of paganism, while the infamia which marked the legal status of an actor at Rome is significant of the degradation involved by such a profession.
73) See my "Disenfranchisement as Punishment: Reflections on the Racial Uses of Infamia," U.
45) These words echo Tacitus's claim: praecipuum munus annalium reor ne virtutes sileantur utque pravis dictis factisque ex posteritate et infamia metus sit.
In his article on medieval Spain, Bowman notes that just as fama connoted a legal status, so did infamia, which barred a person from testifying in court, because a bad reputation rendered a witness's testimony unreliable.