A History of the Roman Empire from its Foundation to the by J.B. Bury

By J.B. Bury

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Princeps senatus as one of his titles, as it was his policy rather to distinguish himself from than to identify himself with the senate. Special clauses of the lex de imperio conferred upon in regard to the transactions of that body. rights summoning the claimed by virtue of the rights of him further He had the a right which he might have and of introtribunician power itself, senate bills (relatio) either orally or, in case of his absence, by writing, the proposal being couched in the form of an oratio (or His tribunician power gave him the right, litter^) ad senatum.

21 With Vespasian example, Imp. Nero Claudius Caesar Augustus. begins a new style, in which Caesar generally precedes the propel thus, Imp. Ca^ar Vespasianus Augustus. ; Augustus retained its place at the end. 6. The Princeps had the right of appearing publicly at all cognomen On the occasion seasons in the purple-edged toga of a magistrate. of solemn festivals, he used to wear the purple gold-broidered toga, which was worn by victorious generals in triumphal procession-. although in Italy he did not possess the imperium militix, he had the right to wear the purple paludamentum (purpura) of the Imperator even in Rome, but this was a privilege of which early The distinctive headdress Emperors seldom availed themselves.

Herzog seems to think that in mentioning his sixth consulship Augustus is only thinking of his revival of the form of exchanging fasces with the other consul. It might also be suggested he that meant the annulling of the arbitrary acts of the triumvirate. Mommsen discusses the question in his edition of the Res Gestse, and calls attention (p. C. Perhaps this fact is sufficient to explain the But one might Emperor's language. C. C. was the surrender of that imperium only. The formal statement of Augustus seems to imply two definite acts.

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