Sentence Examples


  • Although not sacrosanct, they had the right of sitting in a curule chair and wore the distinctive toga praetexta.
  • Having served in the army in Spain and Sardinia, he became curule aedile, praetor and (after an unsuccessful attempt in 117) consul in 115.
  • As curule aedile in 58, Scaurus celebrated the public games on a scale of magnificence never seen before.
  • This nobility consisted of all those who, as descendants of curule magistrates, had the jus imaginum - that is, who could point to forefathers ennobled by office.
  • That is to say, it consisted of the remains of the old patriciate, together with those plebeian families any members of which had been chosen to curule offices.