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13 to the western provinces — and with the tribunicia potestas, so that he
became virtually the co-regent of Augustus ; finally, his two eldest sons by Julia
were adopted in 17 by the emperor under the names of Caius and Lucius Caesar
Taking advantage of the emperor's suspiciousness, politicians in pursuit of
personal feuds, or fortune-hunters who coveted the customary fee for Trials for a
successful information (one-quarter of the condemned man's estate), . ma"slai '
from the Comitia, thus endowing it with powers which it had never claimed under
the republic. These powers, it is true, were exercised subject to the emperor's
overriding right of nomination or commendation (p. 477), and the consulships, ...
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