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clined in the name of the state, and the pe-nalty to the man was relegation,
or a sortof banishment,
and confiscation of the cri-minal's estate.
Constantine made adulterycapital. Cod
. l. 9.
tit. 9. l. 30. The fol-lowing Emperors abated
this severity.Nov. 134. 10. Justinian confined
the adul-teress for life in a monastery; and
conti-nued the capital punishment on the adul-