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36. The other consul, Publius Cornelius Scipio, who had been allotted the province of Gaul, before he departed to the war which was to be waged [2??] with the Boii, demanded of the senate that money be voted to him for the games which as praetor in Spain he had vowed at a critical moment in the battle.1 [3] His request seemed unprecedented and unreasonable; they voted, therefore, that whatever games he had vowed on his own sole initiative, with no authorization from [4??] the senate, he should celebrate either out of the spoils, if he had reserved any for that purpose, or out of his own pocket.2

1 Cf. XXXV. i. 8.

2 No [5] commander could foresee an emergency of this magnitude in time to secure the senate's authority, and the senate seems unreasonable. [6] There was no good way of checking up on [7??] commanders to see whether they had turned in all the booty (cf., however,

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