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In his analysis of a second consilium by Baldus, however, he finds that Baldus left open the question of Florence's possession of maiestas, thus not using the opportunity to enhance government authority but rather demonstrating a "strict adherence to the law" (p.
A prominent feature of Rome's political life was the maiestas or treason trial, which persisted for many years throughout the Republic.
eat nunc et summo furore saeviat et crudelitati suae materiem quaerat aliam; nam in eos, quorum sibi vitas <in> servitium deae nostrae maiestas vindicavit, non habet locum casus infestus.
II, 846-7: <<Non bene conveniunt, nec in una sede morantur Maiestas et amor.
12) Vespasian could not build claims to auctoritas and maiestas upon descent from distinguished republican generals or heroic ancestors or venerated deities.
Rafael Domingo is Professor of Law at the University of Navarra School of Law (Pamplona, Spain), Director of the Garrigues Chair in Global and President of the Maiestas Institute.
Though technically a discussion of Paschasius Radbertus's thoughts on the exile of Adalard and Wala (his masters and predecessors as abbot of Corbie), Steven Stofferahn's article is valuable as an overview of the development of lese majeste within Carolingian politics, and even more so as a convincing illustration of the way powerful nobles co-opted a royalist complex of ideas like maiestas to criticize royal policies.
He is president of the Global Dispute Resolution Center sponsored by the Maiestas Foundation in Pamplona, Spain and Beijing.
In "Miracles, Maleficium, and Maiestas in the Trial of Jesus," John Welch suggests that the chief priests took Jesus to Pontius Pilate in the hope that he might find Jesus guilty under the Roman law of sedition, through illicit magical wonder-working.
Bellamy notes the distinction between the German Treubruch, a breach of faith between two parties that owe each other loyalty and Roman "notion of maiestas, insult to those of public authority" (The Laws of Treason in England 1).
Nam mihi magnanimi regis cantanda Britannum Maiestas sacrata, sonis memorandaque quondam Illius acta meis, gelidae qui temperat oras Hibernae, sine fraude ulla, sed Matte feroces Saepe quatit Gallos, cui clara Britannia paret, Insula dives opum, duri Mavortis alumna: Albion hanc olim patres dixere Latini.
But, he warns, polyphonic liturgical music for Mass and Vespers was normally reserved for special occasions requiring the "display of maiestas pontificalis" (p.