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a diplomat appointed by a government to protect its commercial interests and help its citizens in a foreign country

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It is a truism of Roman politics that the man made the office, and if this was true of the consulship, held by two men each year, how much more true was it of a post held by one man until death?
17) In a series of honorary consulships, Neruda travelled to Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Java, Singapore, Buenos Aires, Barcelona and Madrid between 1927 and 1935.
Marius had enjoyed an unprecedented five consulships in succession.
He seemed not to know that the office he holds is as powerless as it is expensive to gain, rather like elections to the Roman consulships, which were retained to the end of the empire while Caesars did the ruling.
3 tells us that Augustus began his eighth and ninth consulships (26 and 25 B.
As well, the truncated consulships for that year were given to Q.
389a During the consulships of the most distinguished Flavius Eucherius and the most distinguished Flavius Evagrius, one day before the Kalends of January.
Significantly, although the candidates whom the praerogativa had initially endorsed protested vehemently at being done out of their consulships, Livy preserves no hint of a charge that Fabius had violated the wishes of the gods in rejecting the original vote.
But his work eventually began to slump, and after several years of indifferent success on the lecture circuit, Harte in 1878 accepted consulships in Crefeld, Ger.
The author was probably writing sometime in the fourth century; his perhaps pretended ignorance is suggested by his placing the deaths of the two women in the consulships of Valerian and Gallienus (A.
Zumpt that the author of the letter to Dyme must be, by simple elimination, Eburnus: Aemilianus and Servilianus both served in Spain in the year following their consulships, while Allobrogicus commanded in Gaul, from which it appeared to follow that Eburnus held an otherwise unattested command in Macedonia and Greece immediately after his consulship in 116 and was the proconsul of the inscription, which would therefore date to c.
In my sixth and seventh consulships, after I had extinguished the civil wars, having by universal consent obtained control of everything, I transferred the state from my power to the authority of the senate and people of Rome.