Sentence Examples


  • It was subsequently used in Republican times of an officer appointed to hold the comitia for the election of the consuls when for some reason the retiring consuls had not done so.
  • 60), Spurius Lucretius held the comitia as interrex, and from that time down to the Second Punic War such officers were from time to time appointed.
  • Thenceforward there is no record of the office till 82 B.C., when the senate appointed an interrex to hold the comitia which made yh, Sulla dictator (Appian, Bell.
  • Amongst its members the following may be mentioned: Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus, tribune of the people 104 B.C., brought forward a law (lex Domitia de Sacerdotiis) by which the priests of the superior colleges were to be elected by the people in the comitia tributa (seventeen of the tribes voting) instead of by co-optation; the law was repealed by Sulfa, revived by Julius Caesar and (perhaps) again repealed by Marcus Antonius, the triumvir (Cicero, De Lege Agraria, ii.
  • They originally summoned the comitia curiata, and when its meetings became merely a formality, acted as the representatives of that assembly.
 

How would you define comitia? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus

Also Mentioned In