oa Fundamina : A Journal of Legal History - Uxores constrictae
|Article Title||Uxores constrictae|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Journal||Fundamina : A Journal of Legal History|
|Affiliations||1 Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University, Germany|
|Publication Date||Jan 2014|
|Pages||467 - 477|
|Issue||Special issue 1|
As becomes apparent if one studies pacta dotalia, the principle libera matrimonia esse antiquitus placuit did not apply quite as unrestrictedly as commonly assumed. These pacta could involve discrimination against women in the sense that a subsequent divorce would threaten their subsistence.
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