Roman History Notes 4

Roman History Notes 4 - 1/18/08 Roman History Notes 4...

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1/18/08 Roman History Notes 4 Magistrates with imperium Counsuls (2) from 510 BC o They don’t have to work together o Each consul can veto the other – intercessio “step between” o Can veto lower magistrates o Try to stay away from each other if they don’t get along to avoid putting Rome in a stand still by using intercession Praetors (6 including the 4 from the territories) from 367 BC o Civil decisions o Mid- 240s Rome started to take territories over see “Provincia” (a province) First territory – Island of Sicily, magistrate sent there to look after things, Praetor, new one created for that purpose and each one that Rome took on, by mid 150s Rome had 4 Praetors imperium is specific/Consul’s imperium is unrestricted o Can only use it within his jurisdiction, in the province and for the purpose of which you are assigned Magistrates without imperium Curule Aediles (2) from 367 BC o Created after the first 2 Aediles of the plebs o Of the 4 positions, 2 must be plebs o Responsibilities, received some money from the government, but spent some of their own so that it could be the best ever and they could be remembered to gain later votes Maintenance department
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