Agrarian law

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AGRARIAN LAW. Among the Romans, this name was given to a law, which had for its object, the division among the people of all the lands which had been conquered, and which belonged to the domain of the state.

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I saw they'd got to the agrarian laws of Caius Gracchus, and I wondered if they knew anything about the agrarian troubles in Ireland.
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Machiavelli, in his own writing on the Roman Republic, echoed Cicero in calling the agrarian laws a plague that "was the cause of the destruction of the republic.