Knowledge of Roman Society

By Uriel Camacho and Lyon Rameriez


Roman punishment for theft one of them is to cut of there fingers or hands. Other punishments for theft is flogging, penal servitude, or death by staking. Another comman punishment is killing them right on the spot. Punishment for adultery which was to be punished corporally jews also did this to law breakers. A roman citizen cannot be sentenced to death unless he was found guilty. If a roman citizen cannot be crisified if sentenced to death.


In the roman times there was 12 tables for laws. The first law of table is Procedure: for courts and trials. The second law of table is Trials, continued. The third law from the table

is Debt. The fourth table of laws is Rights of fathers (paterfamilias) over the family. The fifth law in the table is Legal guardianship and inheritance laws. The sixth laws for table is Acquisition and possession. The seventh laws of roman table is Land rights. The eighth laws in the table is Torts and delicts (Laws of injury). The ninth law of the table is Public law. The tenth law of the tables is Sacred law. The eleventh law of the table is Supplement I. The twelveth and last one is Supplement II.