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The Simple Quattuorvirate (‘Nude Dictus’)

Edward Bispham

in From Asculum to Actium: The Municipalization of Italy from the Social War to Augustus

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231843
eISBN:
9780191716195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231843.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The most important identifying features of the vast majority of the municipia created after the Social War was their unique new magistracy, the quattuorvirate. This chapter examines all thirty-six ... More


‘Quattuoruiri Iure Dicundo’

Edward Bispham

in From Asculum to Actium: The Municipalization of Italy from the Social War to Augustus

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231843
eISBN:
9780191716195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231843.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on attestations of the quattuorvirate iure dicundo. The magistracy is recorded at Tibur; Setia, Signia, Sora, Aquinum, and Interamna Lirenas; Cales; Aeclanum and Beneventum; ... More


‘Quattuoruiri Quinquennales’, and Other Variations

Edward Bispham

in From Asculum to Actium: The Municipalization of Italy from the Social War to Augustus

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231843
eISBN:
9780191716195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231843.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter begins by analyzing epigraphic evidence on the magistracy, and then proceeds to more general conclusions. Although the origins of the magistracy remain uncertain, an ‘Italic’ as opposed ... More


The Duovirate

Edward Bispham

in From Asculum to Actium: The Municipalization of Italy from the Social War to Augustus

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231843
eISBN:
9780191716195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231843.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on the duovirate, the other magistracy found in municipia created after the Social War. Although the duovirate appears after the Social War, it is found as often in citizen ... More


Exeter: Godly Rule in Action

Bernard Capp

in England's Culture Wars: Puritan Reformation and its Enemies in the Interregnum, 1649-1660

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641789
eISBN:
9780191744228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641789.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The final chapter takes Exeter as a case-study in depth. It examines how the city's magistrates and ministers gradually came to terms with the Commonwealth after their initial fierce hostility, and ... More


The Justice of Venice: Authorities and Liberties in the Urban Economy, 1550-1700

James E Shaw

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263778
eISBN:
9780191734823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263778.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The rulers of Venice prided themselves on their unique brand of justice, which was a source of both ridicule and admiration for foreign commentators. This book uncovers what this special justice ... More


The Promise of Change

John A. Davis

in Naples and Napoleon: Southern Italy and the European Revolutions, 1780-1860

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198207559
eISBN:
9780191716720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207559.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The promise of change initially met with strong support in Naples, but why did southern Italy become a showcase of the empire's frequently proclaimed ‘modernizing mission’? In other peripheral states ... More


Hospitality in Early Modern England

Felicity Heal

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217633
eISBN:
9780191678257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217633.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book is a study of the ideal and practice of hospitality in England between the 15th and 17th centuries. In early modern England, hospitality was believed to be a vital social virtue, comparable ... More


The Schutterij, Popular Influence, and Public Order

J. L. Price

in Holland and the Dutch Republic in the Seventeenth Century: The Politics of Particularism

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203834
eISBN:
9780191676000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203834.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

To a very large extent in practice, the regents in Holland were the absolute rulers of their towns, this unquestioned legal supremacy of the magistracy could not disguise the fact that there was a ... More


Local Government, Parliament, and the Problem of Poverty 1795–1819

David Eastwood

in Governing Rural England: Tradition and Transformation in Local Government 1780-1840

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204817
eISBN:
9780191676406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204817.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The realities of power within English rural counties were shaped more by the dynamics of local politics than by the formal instruments of statutory authority. In this sense the power of the ... More


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