Vigintisexviri

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Template:Roman government The Vigintisexviri (sing. vigintisexvir) were a college (collegium) of minor magistrates (magistratus minores) in the Roman Republic; the name literally means "Twenty-Six Men". Its membership consisted of the triumviri capitales, the triumviri monetales, the quatuorviri viarum curandarum (for roads within the city), the two curatores viarum (for roads without the city), the decemviri stlitibus iudicandis, and the four praefecti sent to Campania to administer justice there. During the Principate, Caesar Augustus abolished the two curators of roads and the four Campanian prefects, thereby changing the vigintisexviri into the vigintiviri ("Twenty Men").

In the Republic, the Vigintisexvirate had served as a stepping stone for the sons of senators to begin their own public careers the cursus honorum; Julius Caesar had served as curator viarum and restored parts of the Via Appia. In AD 13, however, the Senate passed a senatus consultum restricting the reduced Vigintivirate to the Ordo Equester.de:Vigintisexviri he:ויגינטיסקסוירי it:Vigintisexviri

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