Definition of Coloni
1. colonus [n] - See also: colonus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coloni
Literary usage of Coloni
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A History of Diplomacy in the International Development of Europe by David Jayne Hill (1905)
"The coloni The class known as coloni had long existed among the Romans, ... taking the place of the ancient native coloni, a kind of hereditary farmers ..."
2. Reeves' History of the English Law: From the Time of the Romans, to the End by John Reeves, William Francis Finlason (1869)
"The general principle pervading these laws was, that these " coloni," the actual tenants or occupiers of the lands belonging to an estate, were bound to ..."
3. The Later Roman Colonate and Freedom by Miroslava Mirković (1997)
"We find mention of the same category of coloni in later texts, ... probably refer to the same group styled alieni coloni or coloni iuris alieni in previous ..."
4. The Continental Legal History Series by Association of American Law Schools (1915)
"The names given the "coloni" recall certain peculiarities of their ... The condition of the "coloni," different at the beginning, continued to tend toward ..."
5. The History of Roman Law from the Text of Ortolan's Histoire de la by Joseph-Louis-Elzéar Ortolan (1871)
"AGRICOL/E OR coloni. 488. Before proceeding farther with the history of the emperors, it is necessary to take notice of a particular class of men who ..."