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Since admission to the ranks of the nobiles depended on election to the
consulship, it always remained /theoretically possible for a novus homo to gain
entrance into them, but I in actual fact the " nobility " became as much of a closed
caste as ...
J. ' rr / law advanced the minimum age for the consulship to forty-two, and
prohibited re-election to this office.10 The levelling policy which the Roman
aristocracy pursued within its own ranks is further illustrated by the practical
abolition of the ...
entry upon his seventh consulship Marius fell ill and died. By this timely decease
he salvaged his own reputation and gave Rome a respite from civil war. § 6. THE
INTERLUDE BETWEEN THE CIVIL WARS Under the rule of Cinna, who now ...
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