This single act of independence indeed makes him for me most worthy not only of the aedileship
but even of the consulship.
Crocodiles were not exhibited in the venationes until the aedileship
of Marcus Aemilius Scaurus in 58 BC, so the only opportunity consumers would have had to familiarise themselves with the creatures would have been through works of Egyptianising art produced by Egyptian craftsmen such as the Praeneste Nile Mosaic or, as is perhaps less likely, viewing them in their natural habitat during a trip to Egypt.
Here begins the Eunuch of Terence, acted at the Ludi Megalenses in the curule aedileship
On the procedure see Linderski, "The Aedileship
of Favonius" 191-92: cf.
In the year of his aedileship
, he was asked by the Sicilians to be their attorney against their former governor Verres.
Vespasian failed to secure the aedileship at his first attempt, which is most plausibly dated in AD 36, but succeeded the following year and was aedile in AD 38.
17) Levick (note 1) 10-12 provides a plausible explanation for the failed canvass for the aedileship in the heightened competition for office which preceded the eagerly anticipated death of Tiberius.
of Favonius, Curio the Younger and Cicero's Election to the Augurate.
6) Of course, that tradition may have been established by Sulla himself to romanticise his younger days, but it is certainly possible that Sulla avoided canvassing for the aedileship
in about 98 because he did not have much money to throw around.
None of the attested priests held important public offices such as the duovirate or the aedileship
, although an aedilis designatus is attested in one uncertain example.