Potestas

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"Potestas signifies generally a power or faculty of any kind by which we do any thing."[1]


Magistrates

Potestas is the executive power of a Roman magistrate. Tribunes of the plebs possessed tribunicia potestas.

Private persons

References

  1. Long, G. (1875) in William Smith, A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities. [1]

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