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1 Livy said nothing of such a stipulation at the time of the first reconciliation; for the circumstances attending the second, see II. liv.
2 B.C. 342
3 cf. vI. xx. 11 and note there.
4 Whoever broke a lex sacrata was ipso facto consecrated to the lower gods, and became an outlaw.
5 The law protected insolvent debtors, whose goods might not be seized so long as they were in the service, and also assured the soldier of his rightful share of such emoluments as the campaign might produce. With regard to the addition, the commentators are doubtful what its object was; perhaps it was felt as unfair to the rest that one who had enjoyed the (elective) tribuneship should next year be appointed to the but slightly less desirable post of first centurion.
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