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Some of the emperors took the censorship in accordance with ancient custom and Domitian took it for life. This is, however, no longer done at the present day. They possess its powers and are not chosen for it and do not employ its name except in the censuses. 5. c. This important constitutional change is mentioned only by Dio, and is not given its full political significance by him. c. -see No. 6). , and Augustus must have realized that if he was to escape his adoptive father's fate he must yield to the feelings of the nobility; he accordingly resigned the consulship half way through the year, alleging illness as his excuse, and never held the office again during the remaining thirty-six years of his reign excert on two special occasions.

After my victory I replaced in the temples in all the cities of the province of Asia the ornaments which my antagonist in the war, when he despoiled the temples, had appropriated to his private use. Silver statues of me, on foot, on horseback, and in chariots were erected in the city to the number of about eighty; these I myself removed, and from the money thus obtained I placed in the temple of Apollo golden offerings in my own name and in the name of those who had paid me the honor of a statue.

Of these two names which had for long been prevalent under the republic he gave that of praetor to the class chosen by him because from very early times war had been their care, and he called them also propraetors: the name of consul he gave to the others, because their duties were more peaceful, and called them in addition proconsuls. These particular names of praetor and consul he continued in Italy, and spoke of all officials outside as governing as their representatives. He caused the class of his own choosing to " The ancient city wall of Rome; see No.

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