Aedile (Latin: Aedilis, from aedes, "temple building") was an office of the Roman Republic. Based in Rome, the aediles were responsible for maintenance of public ...
Curule aedile Roman official. ... The curule aedile s, who were the magistrates responsible for the care and supervision of the markets, also issued edicts.
ae·dile (ē′dīl′) n. An elected official of ancient Rome who was responsible for public works and games and who supervised markets, the grain supply, and the ...
A curule seat is a design of chair noted for its uses in Ancient Rome and Europe through to the 20th century. Its uses in Rome as a symbol of political or military ...
Aedile definition, one of a board of magistrates in charge of public buildings, streets, markets, games, etc. See more. Dictionary.com; Word of the Day; Translate;
Aedile: Roman magistrate, responsible for the Games and the maintenance of the temples. The original tasks of the two plebeian aediles are unclear.
In the same year, Cneius Flavius, son of Cneius, grandson of a freed man, a notary, in low circumstances originally, but artful and eloquent, was appointed curule aedile.
Examples: Each year four aediles were elected. There were 2 curule aediles and 2 plebeian aediles. Although a work of historical fiction, Benita Kane Jaro's 2002 book ...
Aedile, Latin Aedilis, plural Aediles, (from Latin aedes, “temple”), magistrate of ancient Rome who originally had charge of the temple and cult of Ceres.
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