Definition of Fetials
1. fetial [n] - See also: fetial
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fetials
Literary usage of Fetials
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The International Law and Custom of Ancient Greece and Rome by Coleman Phillipson (1911)
"fetials in concluding treaties under the Empire. Oath as to fulfilment of conditions. Signatures. tions, from first to last, have been publicly recited from ..."
2. The Roman Festivals of the Period of the Republic: An Introduction to the by William Warde Fowler (1908)
"It only remains to conjecture what the ' silex ' or ' lapis ' was which the fetials took from the temple together with the sceptrum. ..."
3. Selections from Polybius by Polybius, James Leigh Strachan-Davidson (1888)
"We may suppose that on the field of battle, where perhaps fetials and archaic stone weapons were not always available, a sword was commonly used instead. ..."
4. The History of Rome by Wilhelm Ihne (1871)
"national law of the fetials,i he endeavours to maintain CHAP. peace, he encourages agriculture, and lastly he and Numa ' _. were the only two Roman kings ..."
5. A History of Diplomacy in the International Development of Europe by David Jayne Hill (1905)
"I As the territory of Eome expanded, the ceremonial was modified by sending envoys to confer with the foreign power — — — as representatives of the fetials. ..."
6. The Science of International Law by Thomas Alfred Walker (1893)
"The fetials were the Heralds of the Roman people, and, though their science may have been essentially Roman, their very existence evidenced Roman ..."