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Commentariis, a
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From early times the official organization of the Roman Republican magistrature and pontifical colleges, frequently includes the specialized keeping and storage of minutes of negotiations, journals (acta diurna), documents, official notes and decrees ( memoria,  commentarii ,  diplomata ,  codicilli ,  mandata ,  hypomnemata ), collections of statutes or catalogues (tabulae, regesta, notitiae) (Varro, Ling. 6,88 -- consuls; Cic. Verr. 1,1,71; Brut. 55 -- provincial governors; Cic. Dom. 117 -- pontifices). The official titles of the subordinate empl…

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Gizewski, Christian (Berlin), “Commentariis, a”, 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 20 January 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e303530>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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