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Collega
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Collega generally means the individual who is working together with others to arrange something (from con and leg), including, for example, the member of an association or a corporate body (Dig. 27,1,42; 46,3,101 pr., 50,16,85). In politics, a collega is in particular an official associate in court, administration and government (Dig. 50,16,173 pr.: collegarum appellatione hi continentur, qui sunt eiusdem potestatis).

The collegae in the republican offices of consul, praetor, censor, aedile, quaestor and tribune of the people are entitled an…

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Gizewski, Christian (Berlin), “Collega”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 01 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e302980>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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