oa Fundamina : A Journal of Legal History - su D. 25.2.2 (Gai. <10> )

Special issue 1
  • ISSN : 1021-545X
  • E-ISSN: 2411-7870



The article offers an exegesis of a short text from Gaius' edictal commentary, now included in the Digest title (D. 25.2.2, originally dealing with the consequences of the ). The aim of this paper is to reject the position saying that could not be suited by way of infamous actions. For D. 25.2.2 bans a no more than (i.e. a "shameful trial" against the spouse), it concerns only the inner familiar relationship between husband and wife. So the fragment cannot be used as a general statement, valid for all women. Therefore it was normal to summon a woman with an (and also with an ). On the basis of the Gaian fragment, the extent of use of the word addicta remains uncertain, but there is no reason to argue that women could not be subjected to .

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