See: edict
References in periodicals archive ?
More could be made, however, of events where women felt sufficiently entitled to take personal initiative in religious matters, such as the woman who vowed a temple to Juno Lucina in return for successful childbirth; Schultz's analysis of the distinction between Livy's account of the suppression of Bacchanalia in 186 and that of the Senatus Consultum from Bruttium, while not out of line with recent readings (such as Valerie Warrior's), makes the important point that Livy's focus on the Senate's intolerance of the "debauchery," for which women were responsible should be read as metonymic for a political threat felt by the Senate.