pignus


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pignus

(ˈpɪɡnəs)
n
(Law) Roman law a contract or act of pawning or pledging something, esp property as security
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En la opcion de los redactores del Catecismo late la concepcion catolica de la justificacion, que viene expuesta al filo de la doctrina sobre el Bautismo y la Penitencia: la gracia y las virtudes, que el Catecismo llama con San Pablo "pignus Spiritus Sancti", constituyen al hombre en nueva criatura.
(116) Salviano, De Gubernatione Dei, IV, 44: totus namque mundus et totum humanum genus pignus est creatoris sui, et ideo ex hoc ipso affectu quo amare nos fecit pignora nostra, intellegere nos volvit quantum ipse amaret pignora sua.
(2) The concept was not a particularly new one; the Romans had, centuries before, developed the concept of the obligare rem, by which a creditor took an interest in a pignus (the object of a security interest) to secure a debt.
It embodies the triple time-sign of collective memory, in this case of Eucharistic remembrance: "O sacred banquet in which Christ is received: his suffering is remembered [past], [our] mind is filled with grace [present], and we receive a pledge of glory that is to be ours [future] (O sacrum convivium, in quo Christus sumitur, recolitur memoria passionis eius, mens impletur gratia, et futurae gloriae nobis pignus datur)."
O sacrum convivium in quo Christus sumitur: recolitur memoria passionis ejus, mens implentur gratia, et futurae gloriae, nobis pignus datur, Alleluya.
Pignus pongola: Wesolowska & Haddad 2009: 73, figs 147-151.
(169) Furthermore, security interests such as pledge (pignus) and mortgage (hypotheca) are discussed under the heading of obligation, (170) not property.