(also, under the Empire, Vigintivĭri
). A group of minor
magistrates at Rome whose offices and functions were of different origin, but which as a rule
must have been discharged by a person as a preliminary to his candidacy for the quaestorship.
.) These magistrates were the tresviri capitales
, the tresviri monetales
, the quattuorviri viis in urbe purgandis
, the duoviri viis extra
, the decemviri litibus iudicandis
, and the
quattuor praefecti Capuam Cumas.
The fourth and sixth of these magistrates
were abolished under Augustus. See Mommsen, Röm. Staatsrecht