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Quiris ītis, gen plur. tium, m

Cures.— Plur, the inhabitants of Cures, Quirites : prisci, V.—After the Sabines and the Romans were united, the people were called Quirites: ita geminatā urbe . . . Quirites a curibus appellati, L.; the term implied civilians, while Romani was regarded as the name of warriors and rulers. The two were united in various phrases designating the whole people: populus R. Quiritium, the Roman commonwealth of Quirite citizens , L.: exercitus populi R. Quiritium, L.: populus R. Quiritesque, L.: Quirites Romani, L.; orators often addressed the people as Quirites.—In the phrase, ius Quiritium, the civil rights of a citizen in Rome : iure Quiritium liber esse.—Sing, a Roman citizen, Quirite : dona Quiritis, H.: reddere iura Quiriti, O.: Quis te re donavit Quiritem Dis patriis? i. e. unharmed , H.—Of bees, citizens, commonalty : ipsae regem, parvosque Quirites Sufficiunt, V.

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