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1 B.C. 188
2 This eclipse has been dated July 17, 188 B.C. (corrected calendar).
3 Cf. xxviii. 4 above.
4 This would grant them, retroactively, conubium, a right characteristic of Roman citizenship.
5 The municipia in general enjoyed only the private rights (commercium and conubium) of Roman citizens: Livy describes their status as civitas sine suffragio. This incident illustrates the gradual promotion of the municipia to full civic rights.
6 Measures intended for an assembly were ordinarily, but not necessarily, submitted first to the senate, and those which the senate favoured received its auctoritas. In this instance the assembly seems to assert its legislative independence of the senate, but Livy's habit of abbreviating his accounts of constitutional debates complicates the problem.
7 B.C. 188
8 The Aemilia and Cornelia were two of the local tribes (ultimately thirty-five in number) to which all Roman citizens were assigned.
9 Cf. XXXV. ix. 2 and the first note.
10 Cf. XXXV. ix. 2 and the second note, and the Periocha of this Book.
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