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At all events, when he sued for the first of the high offices in the state, the aedileship, he was elected over twelve competitors, 1 all of whom, we are told, afterwards became consuls. Moreover, when he was made one of the priests called Augurs, whom the Romans appoint as guardians and overseers of the art of divination from the flight of birds and from omens in the sky,

1 In 192 B.C.

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