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Titus Livius (Livy), The History of Rome, Book 26 (ed. Frank Gardner Moore, Professor Emeritus in Columbia University), chapter 22 (search)
since both consuls had Apulia as their province, and there was now less alarm from the Carthaginians and Hannibal, they were ordered to cast lots for Apulia and Macedonia as their provinces. Macedonia fell to Sulpicius, and he succeeded Laevinus. Fulvius was summoned to Rome for the election, and while he was conducting the election for the choice of consuls, the century of the younger men of the Voturia tribe, having the right to vote first,I.e. by lot. Cf. the similar case in 215 B.C.; XXIV. vii. 12; ix. 3. declared in favour of Titus Manlius Torquatus and Titus Otacilius as consuls, the latter being absent. when a crowd gathered before Manlius, who was present, in order to congratulate him, and the approval of the people was unquestioned, surrounded by a great crowd he came to the tribunal of the consul, begged him to hear a few words from him, and bade him recall the century which had cast its vote. while all were in suspense, waiting to know what he w
Titus Livius (Livy), The History of Rome, Book 27 (ed. Frank Gardner Moore, Professor Emeritus in Columbia University), chapter 7 (search)
xlii; X. xiii. 8. He added that he had precedents for so doing: an old instance, that of Lucius Postumius Megellus, who as interrex had been elected consulFor the third time, 291 B.C. with Gaius Iunius Bubulcus at an election which he had himself conducted; and a recent case, that of Quintus Fabius,215 B.C.; XXIV. ix. 3 and 9 ff. who surely would never have permitted his consulship to be prolonged unless it were done for the public welfare. After a contest long continued by such speeches, final agreement between the dictator and the tribunes was reached: that they would stand by whatever the senate should decide. To the fathers it seemed a time for the state to have its affairs in the hands of generals mature and experienced and skilled in war; and so they said they did not favour any delaying of the election. Since the tribunes gave way, the election was held. Quintus Fabius Maximus was declared consul for the fifth time, Quintus Fulvius Flaccus for the fourth. Then