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date: 10 July 2020

contio 

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

(conventio, a coming together) was a public meeting at Rome from which no legal enactment actually emerged, even though it might form part of a longer formal procedure, such as a trial before the people. Hence it did not have to be held in an area hallowed by the taking of the auspices (... ...

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