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1 The “consuls,” as they were called from the time of the Decemvirate, were originally designated “praetors”; Livy is anachronistic. The “centuriate comitia” was the assembly of the people by centuries, as classified by Servius, primarily for military ends. It is more likely that Lucretius presided over the election in the capacity of interrex (to which office Dion. iv. 84 says Lucretius was appointed by Brutus) than in that of prefect.
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