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The elections were then held, and LuciusB.C. 463 Aebutius and Publius Servilius were chosen consuls. On the first of August, then the beginning of the year, they entered office.The official year began at various times in different periods, until, in 153 B.C., the 1st of January was adopted. It was the sickly season, and chanced to be a year of pestilence both in the City and in the country, for beasts as well as men; and the people increased the virulence of the disease, in their dread of pillage, by receiving flocks and country-folk into the City. This conflux of all kinds of living things distressed the citizens with its strange smells, while the country-people, being packed into narrow quarters, suffered greatly from the heat and want of sleep; and the exchange of ministrations and mere contact spread the infection. The Romans could scarce endure the calamities which pressed hard upon them, when suddenly envoys from the Hernici appeared, announcing that the Aequi