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LAW, MARTIAL. Martial law is a code established for the government of the army and navy of the United States.
     2. Its principal rules are to be found in the articles of war. (q.v.) The object of this code, or body of regulations is to, maintain that order and discipline, the fundamental principles of which are a due obedience of the several ranks to their proper officers, a subordination of each rank to their superiors, and the subjection of the whole to certain rules of discipline, essential to their acting with the union and energy of an organized body. The violations of this law are to be tried by a court martial. (q.v.)
     3. A military commander has not the power, by declaring a district to be under martial law, to subject all the citizens to that code, and to suspend the operation of the writ of habeas corpus. 3 Mart. (Lo.) 531. Vide Hale's Hist. C. L. 38; 1 Bl. Com. 413; Tytler on Military Law; Ho. on C. M.; M'Arth. on C. M.; Rules and Articles of War, art. 64, et seq; 2 Story, L. U. S. 1000.

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The DNA analysis also suggests that Martialis heureka appeared on Earth earlier than any other ant living here today.
Here, the dispersal movements and strays are scarce, and the populations of resident species decrease (sometimes strikingly) that species as Asbolis capucinus, Panoquina ocola, Nyctelius nyctelius, Eurema daira and Strymon martialis, may not be observed on a field visit.
21) The African bishops wrote back to the Spanish churches that had sought their help to counter Stephen's support for the reinstatement of Basilides and Martialis (Epistula 67).
Taking a different approach was the Lutheran Johann Burmeister, who in 1612 published a faithful edition of Martial, Martialis Renati.
Valerii Martialis Epigrammata cum notis Farnabii et variorum (Leiden, 1656).
53) Martialis was presumably related to Praesens in some way; one simple solution to their presence away from home would be that they were dealers in Terra Sigillata Hispanica.
Por otro lado, el segundo se encontro en Andelo,y es un exvoto que Manilius Martialis dispuso a Larrahe,posiblemente una deidad vascona.
Valerii Martialis Epigranunaton liber primus, Firenze 1975, 72.