oa Fundamina : A Journal of Legal History - Suasor legis, le vote du plebiscite Claudien
|Article Title||Suasor legis, le vote du plebiscite Claudien|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Journal||Fundamina : A Journal of Legal History|
|Affiliations||1 Universite Pantheon-Assas (Paris II), France|
|Publication Date||Jan 2014|
|Pages||571 - 585|
|Issue||Special issue 2|
According to literary sources, Caius Flaminius was supposed to act as suasor legis in two statutes: the Claudian plebiscite and the lex Metilia. During the voting process, the Roman suasor legis used to intervene pro and in contione before the Roman people in order to support a bill. His intervention, based on eloquence and on auctoritas, was often a determining factor. The motives for the suggested steps are worthy of attention. Did Caius Flaminius indeed intervene here as a censor?
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