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In these two cases of competition both group of rivals share the same historical time: on the one hand, a time in the past prior to the destruction of Carthage when according to Sallust Romans fought to excel in virtue, and on the other, a time closer to the historian, but still in the past, which he identifies with the restoration of the tribunician power under Crassus' and Pompey's consulship in 70 BC, when men changed the goals of their competition for the worse, as private interests seemed to be the main aim: pro sua potentia.
Cicero's suppression of the Catilinarian conspiracy during his consulship in 63 B.C.
Marius obtained the consulship on seven occasions and was a commander with a remarkable bond with his men.
This single act of independence indeed makes him for me most worthy not only of the aedileship but even of the consulship. I have purposely left this discussion to the end because the two senators who still remain from the great number of conscript fathers can surely be viewed as successors to the two consuls.
After the failure of Melville's most famous novel, there is a noticeable drop in the intensity of the men's written exchanges, which come to an abrupt stop, at least insofar as the surviving documents confirm, before Hawthorne departs for his consulship job in Liverpool, an important appointment secured through his friendship with then-president Franklin Pierce, whom Hawthorne unsuccessfully lobbied to give his friend Melville a government position.
Blasdale proposed himself for the consulship and provided the names of several prominent government officials as references: Rodmond Roblin (Premier of Manitoba), Hugh John Macdonald (former Premier and son of John A.
We grasp the new political power of the plebeians (now designated Citizens) when we learn that Coriolanus "cannot go without any honest man's voice" in his election for the consulship and when Menenius pays lip service to the plebs' status by addressing them as his "honest neighbours" (2.3.118-19, 1.1.48); (20) Volumnia strips her son of both nobility and morality when she denounces him as "not honest" for dishonoring his mother (5.3.166); and Coriolanus highlights the word's connotations for both masculine and feminine sexual honor when, in a rare jest to a servant, he remarks, " 'tis an honester service [to meddle with thy master] than to meddle with thy mistress" (4.5.44-46).
With their help--and influence--he got the consulship to Venice, where the salary was--at Hay's insistence--raised to $1,500 a year.
Walsh's argument seems to suggest the former, probably drawing on the fact that Petronius had held the proconsulship in Bithynia, and the consulship thereafter.
In fact, she reports the rumor that a Jesuit Italian Consul would be sent from the USA, to which Fuller replies (281): 'I hope the United States will appoint no Italian, no Catholic, to the Consulship.' Another important aspect of this letter is its inclusion of the translation of the letter that Mazzini had written to Pope Pius IX from London on 8 September 1847 (284-291), in which he encouraged the Pope to unify 'Italy, your country' (289).
Grainger 2003:93-94, who proposes the view that Publius Cornelius Nigrinus Curiatus Maternus was not a rival of Trajan; he posits that Cornelius Nigrinus left his post in Syria to participate in the negotiations over Nerva's succession, and to take up a second consulship in September or October 97.
(54) Esta es, en efecto, la interpretacion de Tyrrell y Purser: "[...] Cicero held his present office long after his consulship, not immediately after, as was usual" (Tyrrell y Purser 1969, 33).
(16) In addition, the family records would have dated the birth years of Publius and his brother by the names of the men who held the consulship in Rome, since these were, conveniently, one-year appointments that were meant never to be repeated.