These attempts at emancipation from the IUS divinum were not at first successful.
Here religio is used in the sense of obligation to the IUS divinum.
Religious law was a part of the IUS civile, and both were originally administered by the same authority, the Rex.
No such signification will account for the forms in -IUS and -inus.
SeptimIUS Severus, who was born there, beautified the place and conferred upon it the IUS Italicum.
Qui in IUS dominiumve alterIUS succedit, iure ejus uti debet.
In consequence of this proclamation, two bidders were found, namely, Sulpicia'nus and Did'IUS.
The gentilicia in -IUS are abridged, in the republican period, in -i (in the nominative, perhaps for -is).
The curule aediles also used to issue an edict relating to certain matters, which forms part of the IUS honorarium.
The nomen was put after the prnomen, to mark the gens, and commonly ended in IUS; as CornelIUS, FabIUS.