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The details of administration which fell outside the scope of the Lex Provinciae
were left to be filled in by successive governors of a province. On taking up his
duties, a governor would publish an " edict " containing the supplementary ...
The primary duty of the governor was to defend his province against foreign
enemies and domestic disturbers ; but in normal Roman times his most onerous
duty was that of jurisdiction. It would fall jurisdic- to him to hear cases of treason
Ineffective protests against Roman misrule ality, and of the connivance of
rapacious or weak governors, to search the pockets of the natives. The most
persistent among the private pilferers were the Roman publicani or tax-farmers,
who had an ...
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