matrimonium

See: marriage, matrimony

MATRIMONIUM. By this word is understood the inheritance descending to a man, ex parti matris. It is but little used.
     2. Among the Romans this word was employed to signify marriage; and it was so called because this conjunction was made with the design that the wife should become a mother. Inst. 1, 9, 1.

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36) Although she is often referred to, with some justification, as Vespasian's concubine, Suetonius is careful not to employ that designation here, but to label the relationship as contubernium, an arrangement of which Treggiari says 'in many ways contubernium imitates matrimonium iustum'.
Huius euidens argumentum est, quod cum adoleuerint, soli ad ciuilem administrationem conuersi, viri praestantes euadunt, & in aetate virili constituti, ipsos adolescentes diligunt, matrimonium vero filiorumque generationem natura spernunt, nisi lege cogantur.
The term "morganatic marriage" derives from the phrase matrimonium ad morganaticum, which became current in the lexicon of the late Roman Empire.
Since both illa and eam clearly refer to Meroe, Magnaldi argues that Meroe must also be the object of contraho: Apuleius has here wittily used contrahere illam (annosam et pestilentem) instead of the expressions contrahere matrimonium and contrahere pestilentiam 'Meroe, infatti, e annosa come un matrimonio e pestilente come una pestilenza'.
34) Indeed, implicit in the very word matrimony is the idea that a man and a woman unite in legal marriage, in matrimonium ducere, so that they may have children.
On the one hand, he notes, some authorities affirm that a true marriage did exist, on the grounds that true marriage consists in mutual consent and not sexual relations ("Verum matrimonium facit consensus animorum, non copula corporum").
tem] viri, qui Sarre Raguelis filie magis propter concupiscenciam quam propter matrimonium voluptuose nupserunt vnus post alium omnes prima nocte a demone Asmodeo singillatim iugulati interierunt.
In Matrimonium Emasculatus, 1993, a flaccid roll of heavy cloth is held in a right angle by the tense knotted nylon cord that strings it up, the title giving a sharp corporeal resonance to a structural configuration familiar since the '60s.
However, the summary of the debate--the Fathers "confirmavit matrimonium ob fornicationem dissolvi non posse" (Trent 6:434)--indicates that the issue was dissolution because of adultery.
Ni la caste (qui, en droit romain, organisait jadis l'acces aux differents degres de conjugalites, allant du iustum matrimonium, reserve aux citoyens romains, au contubernium pour les esclaves), ni la religion (qui, en droit canonique empechait notamment les Juifs et les Protestants d' acceder au sacrement), ni encore la politique raciale (qui, dans les systemes segregationnistes, interdisait aux individus de race differente de s'unir) ne conditionnent plus l'exercice de ce droit.
Liber Matrimonium pro forensibus Incipiens: 18 Jan 1622 to 21 June 1623 [begins 26 March 1623]).
Il processo di nullita matrimoniale verrenre fra Giorgio Zacarotto e Maddalena di Sic"; Stanley Chojnacki, "Valori patrizi nel tribunale patriarcale: Girolamo da Mula e Marietta Soranzo (Venezia 1460)"; Giuliano Marcherro, "II matrimonium meticulos um in un consilium di Bartalomeo Cipolla (ca.