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1 The Cenomani had been quiet since their defeat by Cethegus in 197 B.C. (XXXIII. xxiii. 4).
2 B.C. 187
3 The allied cities and the Latin colonies, whose status was similar, were under obligations to Rome, in accordance with their several treaties and constitutions. The migration of their citizens to Rome increased the burden on those who remained at home; the status of the migrants is uncertain: they seem not to have acquired Roman citizenship and yet to have been assessed by the censors.
4 Since only heads of families were listed, the omission of this provision would have opened the door to persons who moved to Rome in the lifetimes of their fathers.
5 They were censors in 204 B.C. The date chosen was probably arbitrary and the result of compromise.
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