Provincia Carolina (Nova Roma)

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Legatus pro praetore

The Provincia of Carolina in Nova Roma comprises the U.S. States (or Regiones) of North Carolina and South Carolina.

Provincia Carolina is growing! From the mountains to the ocean, we have Citizens living in both Regiones. The Provincia is not a self-governing entity, and is administered by a Governor appointed by the Senate of Nova Roma. The Governor has the power of imperium and can issue edicts (laws on the provincial level). The Governor can also appoint Legati and Scribae. All of these have different titles (see the Cohors Propraetoris).

Nova Roma has much to offer to all those interested in the many facets of Ancient Rome. We have many associations known as Sodalitates which are dedicated to studying a wide range of topics, including but not limited to the Roman military, the Latin Language, and various cultural arts. Local events in the Provincia will be attended and held to promote membership and encourage participation. Nova Roma is diverse enough to accommodate almost any field of interest in Ancient Rome, including the Religio Romana.

Whether you are already a Citizen of Nova Roma or are exploring the modern revival of Roman culture, this page is your resource for all things Roman in the Carolinas. Here you will find community contacts, listings of events, local Roman products available, and more


The Praetorium is the office of the governor of a Nova Roman province. The governor is assisted by a staff like that of a present day government.

The staff personnel of the Praetorium, the Cohors praetoria, handle areas like the treasury, the military, interprovincial relations, and public games and gatherings. The Cohors Praetoria consists of all the assistants (legati, praefecti and scribae) of the governor.

All legati and praefecti are part of the Consilium provinciae, the inner circle of the Cohors. All other officials appointed by the governor are parts of the outer circle of the Cohors. This does not mean that they lack in importance. On the contrary, they each have an important field of responsibility.

The whole Cohors is the modern equivalent of the advisors of the provincial Governor of Roma Antiqua. The governor's retinue in antiquity was in many respects a military one, today they are valuable advisors and administrative assistants.

As the governors of the old days, the governor expects a certain loyalty, discipline and unity from the Cohors Praetoria. The members of the Consilium Provinciae should, as a kind of General's staff, set an example in this and all Roman behavior to the rest of the Cohors.

Legatus pro praetor

Tiberius Horatius Barbatus
Praetorium: Brunswick Forest (Leland, NC)


Aula Quinctia Cincinnata



Scriba Propraetoris Carolina

Tita Aurelia Curio



Edictum Propraetoricium II. Appointment of Legatus Musarum

I hearby appoint Aula Quinctia Cincinnata as Legatus Musarum Carolina.

As such, she will oversee the research and notification of any appropriate and associated activities of the Sodalitas Musarum in the Provincia. In Nova Roma, the Sodalitas Musarum, under the patronage of Apollo and the Nine Muses, endeavors to develop and serve the cultural and artistic life of her citizens. The Sodalitas Musarum is composed of ten Collegia, each of which is named after and under the patronage of the appropriate Muse or Apollo.

As Legatus Musarum Carolina, She will have the authority to appoint Scribae for each of the ten Collegia:

Calliope (Epic Poetry), Clio (History and Social Science), Euterpe (Music), Melpomene (Tragedy), Terpsichore (Dance), Polyhymnia (Sacred Song and Verse), Urania (Astronomy and Natural Science), Thalia (Comedy), Apollo (Graphic and Plastic Arts, and Architecture)

Together A. Quinctiae and her staff will research the various museums, college lectures and any pertinent public events that occur within the Provincia to post as events for the citizens of Carolina to participate in.

No oath is required. This edict takes effect immediately.


Edictum Propraetoricium I. Appointment of Scriba Propraetoris

I hearby appoint Tita Aurelia Curio as Sciba Propraetoris Carolina. No oath is required.

This edict takes effect immediately.


Propraetor's Annual Report to the Senate

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Provincial Blank Forms

  • Foedus (Application) for New Oppidum/Municipium
  • Provincial Handbook

Local Communities

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Citizens are encouraged to establish local communities under the guidance and direction of Nova Roma. Local groups may be formally recognized in two ways. First, a group of five (5) or more citizens may apply for and be granted the status of an Oppidum. Groups consisting of thirty-five (35) or more citizens may apply for and be granted the status of a Municipium. Oppidia and Municipia are self-governing entities, which elect their own Magistrates and Assemblies, and issue their own edicts (edicta) and laws (leges).

Leges approved by the comitia of a local community shall have precedence over edicta of local magistrates of that community. Leges of a local community and edicta issued by local magistrates shall take a lower precedence than the constitution and laws of Nova Roma, the senatus consulta of the Senate of Nova Roma, and the decreta of the pontifical and augural colleges of Nova Roma.

The actions of local comitia and magistrates shall be subject to intercessio by the Propraetor (provincial governor) and by the Tribuni Plebis and Curule Magistrates of Nova Roma in accordance with the constitution and laws of Nova Roma.

Local magistrates shall be considered under the authority of the Governor of the Provincia, and/or as delegated/regulated through his/her Legates (Praefectus/Praefecta Regionis) in terms of authority conflict.

For more information on forming an Oppidum or Municipium in your area, contact the Praefectus Regio for your home region or the Governor of the Provincia.

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Provincial History

The Provincia was organized and created by order of the Senate of Nova Roma on a.d. IX Kal. Nov. 2766 a.u.c. (Oct. 24, 2013).


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Provincial Mailing Lists

Provincial Main List - Provincia Carolina Citizens Forum
Provincial Alternate List - NR Provincia Carolina
[Consilium provinciae List - Add Link Here]
Cohores praetoria List - Provincia Carolina Cohores Praetoria

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