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date: 09 August 2020

intercessiō, 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
Author(s):
John RobertsJohn Roberts

‘interposition’, was the right of one Roman magistrate (see magistracy, roman) to veto the activity of another magistrate of equal or lesser authority. The possibility arose because magistrates were conceived as exercising collegiate power; only a magistrate with no peer, as the ... ...

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