So that during the time of a truce, the right of postliminium cannot be claimed.
For a thing is lost in the same manner as it is recovered by postliminium.
According to the language of the ancient Romans, even free men might be restored by the right of postliminium.
As to the law of postliminium, horses, mules, and ships are considered in the same light as slaves.
The right of postliminium may extend to those, who are seized and detained in an enemy's country upon the breaking out of war.
But where a surrender has been made without any express or positive convention the right of postliminium exists in all its force.
Besides, a debt is not in355 the number of things recoverable by the right of postliminium.
Among things within the right of postliminium, lands in particular attract our attention.
From hence the right of postliminium belongs to such prisoners, as are expressly included in the treaty.
International Law can deal only with such effects of postliminium as are international.