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  • The Roman consuls were at first called praetors; in the early code of the Twelve Tables (450 B.C.) they appear to have had no other title.
  • (praetor urbanus), and in aftertime, when the number of praetors was increased, the city praetor always ranked first.
  • 2 About 227 two more praetors were added to administer the recently acquired provinces of Sicily and Sardinia.
  • The number of praetors, thus augmented to six, remained stationary till Sulla's time (82).
  • The prolongation of office, together with the participation of the proconsuls in duties which properly fell to the praetors, formed the basis of Sulla's arrangements.

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