Consul overview

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Overview of Consules
The consules were the highest civil and military magistrates, being both heads of state and heads of government. Learn more...
Consules in Roma Antiqua

After the expulsion of the last of the seven legendary kings of Rome, Tarquinius Superbus in 510 BC, two consules were elected annually by the comitia centuriata. With equal power they shared the full civil authority in Rome and the chief military command in the field and their names were used to date the year. Consules were "curule magistrates" and had imperium. They were accompanied by twelve lictors. Consules convened and presided over the Senate and they saw to the execution of its decrees. They also convened and presided over the comitia centuriata and comitia populi tributa, conducting elections and putting legislative measures to the vote.

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Consules in Nova Roma

The consulship is the highest executive magistracy of Nova Roma. The two consules are co-presidents of the republic.

Consules of year 2766 AUC: Lucius Cornelius Sulla Felix (III) - Sole Consul

Vide: Officina Consulum MMDCCLXIV

The domain of authority of the consules includes:

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At Roman Days MMDCCLV, the consul maior of that year (1) and three past consuls (2 3 4) pose with Senatrix Patricia Cassia


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