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pretor

/ ˈpriːtə /

noun

  1. a variant spelling of praetor


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In Rome under the Republic there was divided between the pretor and the judex the power to decide controversies.

However, a man could put away his wife at will, and by recording the fact with the nearest pretor, the act was legalized.

The Romans issued marriage-licenses, but before doing so a pretor passed on the fitness of the candidates for each other.

The pretor had other duties, but the judex was confined to the single duty to hear and determine.

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