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Title: The origin and credibility of a witness in the Roman criminal procedure in the light of selected speeches by Cicero ; Pochodzenie a wiarygodność świadka w rzymskich procesach karnych w świetle wybranych mów Cycerona

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Title:

The origin and credibility of a witness in the Roman criminal procedure in the light of selected speeches by Cicero  
Pochodzenie a wiarygodność świadka w rzymskich procesach karnych w świetle wybranych mów Cycerona

Alternative title:

Herkunft und Glaubwürdigkeit eines Zeugen in römischen Strafprozessen im Lichte ausgewählter Reden Ciceros

Creator:

Nowicka, Dobromiła

ORCID:

0000-0002-1480-7281

Subject and Keywords:

testimony   witnesses   Cicero’s speeches   Roman criminal procedure   witness’ origin  
zeznania   świadkowie   mowy Cycerona   rzymska procedura karna   pochodzenie świadków

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Tyt. tomu: Studia historycznoprawne

Abstract:

The article is devoted to an analysis of the significance of a witness’ origin to his credibility in the Roman criminal procedure on the basis of selected speeches by Cicero — Pro Fonteio, Pro Scauro and Pro Flacco. The extensive use of arguments relating to the nationality of witnesses testifying against the orator’s clients suggests that such references may have been important in the assessment of the credibility of their testimony, despite the fact that formally Roman law did not introduce any restrictions on testifying based on the witness’ origin. Drawing on her analysis of the selected speeches, the author concludes that the references to a witness’ origin and characteristics attributed to a given nation replace arguments relating to the witness himself, without being of crucial significance on their own and being only a necessity in a situation where there is no information about the witness.

Place of publishing:

Wrocław

Publisher:

Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego

Contributor:

Konieczny, Afred (1934- ). Red.   Ptak, Marian J. (1950-). Red.

Date issued:

2019

Date copyrighted:

2019

Detailed Type:

czasopisma (wydawnictwa ciągłe)   artykuł

Identifier:

oai:repozytorium.uni.wroc.pl:119170

DOI:

10.19195/0524-4544.328.2

Source:

PAd P 101182 II

Language:

pol   eng   ger

Relation:

Acta Universitatis Wratislaviensis, ISSN 0239-6661, No 3948. Prawo, ISSN 0524-4544, 2019, 328, s. 25-40

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Is version of:

Czasopisma Naukowe w Sieci (CNS)

Rights holder:

Copyright by Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego Sp. z o.o.

Location of original object:

Biblioteka Wydziału Prawa, Administracji i Ekonomii

Autor opisu:

WR U/PAdbg

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Last modified:

Apr 14, 2021

In our library since:

Jan 7, 2021

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