Plebiscitum


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Ple`bis`ci´tum


n.1.(Rom. Antiq.) A law enacted by the common people, under the superintendence of a tribune or some subordinate plebeian magistrate, without the intervention of the senate.
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Perhaps they've been put off by years of people telling them they're in the middle of watching the Champions League and to stick their leaflets right up their plebiscitum.
Sulpicius had been at odds with Sulla since both took office, and the consul was to be stripped of his proconsular command against Mithridates and that command was to be transferred to Marius by means of a plebiscitum.
4) only the plebiscitum regarding the transfer of the Pontic command to Marius is mentioned.