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The exercise of political rights, once obtained by the men on the military roll,
could not in fairness be withdrawn from them after they had passed the
customary age limit (forty-six years) for field service. The seniores were
accordingly permitted ...
expediency, the multiplication of high commands increased the risk of divided
counsels in the field of war. At the same time, therefore, as the patricians created
the new military tribunate, they adapted to their needs the office of the " dictator ".
The return from military dictatorship to constitutional rule was further signalised
by a change of name on Octavian's part. On January i6th, 27, the Senate, acting
on a suggestion from him, conferred upon him the new cognomen of " Augustus "
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THE EARLY INHABITANTS OF ITALY
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