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Twelve Emperors by Suetonius

Vespasian, Chapter 11: Legislation[AD 69-79]
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Licentiousness and extravagance had flourished without restraint; hence he [Note 1] induced the Senate to vote that any woman who formed a connection with the slave of another person should herself be treated as a bond-woman; also that those who lend money to minors [In the legal sense;" filii familiarum" were sons who were still under the control of their fathers, regardless of their age; cf., Tib. xv.2] should never have a legal right to enforce payment, that is to say, not even after the death of the fathers.

Note 1: he = Vespasian

Event: Vespasian emperor