androlepsia
A kidnapping by a foreign government for political gain

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  • Androlepsia — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda La androlepsia (del griego andro, hombre y lepsia coger, atacar), en la antigua ley griega, era una costumbre en Atenas por la cual si un ciudadano de esta ciudad era asesinado en el extranjero (fuera de la ciudad) y …   Wikipedia Español

  • Androlepsĭa — (gr., d.i. Menschenfang), athenischer Gebrauch, daß die Angehörigen eines außerhalb des attischen Gebietes ermordeten athenischen Bürgers, wenn der Staat, wo der Mord begangen worden war, die Auslieferung des Thäters verweigerte, das Recht hatten …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • androlepsia — Same as androlepsy …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Androlepsy — Androlepsy, in ancient Greek law, was a custom in Athens that if a citizen was killed abroad, and the criminal was not delivered for punishment, the victim s relatives were allowed to arrest as many as three citizens of the offending city. They… …   Wikipedia

  • CLARIGATIO — apud Livium, l. 8. c. 14. In Veliternos quod toties rebellâssent, graviter saevitum iussique trans Tiber im habitare: ut eius, qui cis Tiberim deprehensus esset, usque ad mille pondo clarigatio esset: nec priusquam aere persolutô, is qui cepisset …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • androlepsija — androlèpsija ž DEFINICIJA 1. pov. kod starih Grka uzimanje talaca ili uhićenje uglednih građana neprijateljskog grada 2. pren. nastojanje da se pridobije čija naklonost ili pokroviteljstvo ETIMOLOGIJA grč. androlēpsía ≃ andro + lambánein: hvatati …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • marque — Marque, ou Marlze, Marquis, voyez Comte, et Comtesse. Les François prononcent Marche, Marchiam Germani prouinciam bello partam, et districtum vnius ditionis aut villicationis limitemque vocare solent, inde est Danomarchia, et Stiromarchia: et… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • represaille — Represaille, voyez Marque, Androlepsia …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

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