Nexum

Nexum was a debt bondage contract in the early Roman Republic. The debtor pledged his person as collateral if he defaulted on his loan. Nexum was abolished by the Lex Poetelia Papiria in 326 BC.


Nexum was a debt bondage contract in the early Roman Republic. The debtor pledged his person as collateral if he defaulted on his loan. Nexum was abolished by the Lex Poetelia Papiria in 326 BC.
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