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date: 03 June 2020

ornamenta 

Source:
The Oxford Classical Dictionary
Author(s):
John Brian CampbellJohn Brian Campbell

were the decorations, costume, and status of a specific senatorial rank, quaestorian, praetorian, or consular, and in the republic were granted only in exceptional cases. In the imperial period these honours were granted more frequently, both to senators, who received precedence in voting associated with a higher rank without actual promotion (contrast ... ...

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