The consuls are merged in ancients or priors, chosen from the arts.
The installation of the consuls regulated the commencement of the consular year.
Both consuls might be plebeians, both could not be patricians; a patrician could not wield the great powers vested in the tribunes of the commons.
It was then governed by consuls, but various changes of constitution supervened in the direction of enlarging the governing body.
Beyond Notre-Dame d'Afrique is the beautiful Valley of the Consuls, very little changed since the time of the deys.