Stuprum


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Stu´prum


n.1.Stupration.
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The Latin, stuprum, memorably inscribed into the ground by Shakespeare's Lavinia to alert her male relatives to the sexual violence inflicted upon her, denotes illicit or immoral sexual intercourse, encompassing a wide range of offences including incest and adultery as well as forced intercourse.
Although stuprum connotes rape, its primary meaning is shame or dishonor.
The archaic notion of stuprum seems to have been one of pollution, so that the victim, however innocent of causing the act, was nevertheless irreparably tainted.
I, V, 11: "Non ergo lex iusta est, quae dat potestatem uel uidatori, ut latronem, ne ab eu ipse occidatur, occidat, uel cuipiam uiro aut feminae, ut uiolenter sibi stupratorem iuruentem ante inlatum stuprum, si possit, interimat.
Gratian adopted the ancient Roman law of stuprum pueri, which prescribed the death penalty.
La Lex Iulia de adulteriis castigaba como adulterium o stuprum toda union sexual fuera del matrimonio, existiendo diferentes categorias de mujeres con respecto a las cuales era posible tener relaciones sexuales sin incurrir en pena alguna, por lo que se trataba (35) de aquellas mujeres consideradas probosae o turpes y carentes de honestidad con las que si se podia contraer concubinato y a las que nunca se les podria denominar materfamilias.
Laid legitime damnati ob delicta contra sextum cum minoribus infra aetatem sexdecim annorum commisa, vel ob stuprum, sodomiam, incestum, lenocinium, ipso facto infames sunt, praeter alias poenas quas Ordinarius infligendas iudicaverit.
En un principio, el termino stuprum fue tan amplio que abarcaba casi todas las figuras de los delitos sexuales, excepto las violentas; pero pronto el termino se fue concretando hasta significar solo relacion sexual con doncella o mujer soltera.
Cristellon broadens our understanding of marriage in the pre-Tridentine period by showing that cases of stuprum (fornication) bigamy, concubinage and adultery complicated understanding of what the concept of marriage could allow and what it could not.
7, who was legally charged for attempting stuprum with a young freeborn boy.
itaque hac oportunitate anuli usus reginae stuprum intulit eaque adiutrice regem dominum interemit, sustulit quos obstare arbitrabatur, nec in his eum facinoribus quisquam potuit videre.
involving stuprum provided that certain conditions were met.