He was made commander-in-chief of both the military and naval forces with supreme authority, and in his hands was placed the final appointment to all political and judicial posts and to vacant city magistracies.
But this has often been the case with the high magistracies of commonwealths whose constitutions were purely democratic.
Those who were thus excluded from the tribes and centuries had no vote, were incapable of filling Roman magistracies and could not serve in the army.
Well-made roads connect all the magistracies.
Zululand is divided into eleven magistracies, and the district of Tongaland (also called Mputa or Amaputaland).