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Definition of Centumviri

Centumviri
Centumvir Cen*tum"vir, n.; pl. Centumviri. [L., fr. centum hundred + Vir man.] (Rom. Hist.) One of a court of about one hundred judges chosen to try civil suits. Under the empire the court was increased to 180, and met usually in four sections.

Meaning of Centumviri from wikipedia

- The centumviral court (centumviri) was the chancery court (court of equity) of ancient Rome. It was a court of justice dealing with private law (what is...
- and banking. In the 1st century, it also was used for sessions of the Centumviri (Court of the Hundred), who presided over matters of inheritance. In his...
- Augustus transferred to the decemviri the presidency in the courts of the Centumviri ("Hundred Men"). Under imperial law, the decemvirate had jurisdiction...
- p****ed to his son. P****ienus was a regular pleader in the court of the Centumviri, which met in the Basilica Julia. Suetonius mentions a statue of P****ienus...
- and C****ius Dio, Augustus ****igned the presidency of the court of the centumviri to the decemviri stlitibus judicandis. In imperial times, the decemvirs...
- becoming one of the triumviri capitales, and subsequently one of the centumviri, then one of the decemviri stlitibus judicandis, both important judicial...
- Coponius, party to a lawsuit pleaded by Quintus Scaevola in the court of the centumviri, 93 BC. Titus and Gaius Coponius T. n., two brothers spoken of by Cicero...
- consul in AD 68, had acquired some fame as an orator, and a member of the centumviri, and was the last surviving member of Nero's inner circle. He was a prolific...
- governor of Syria in AD 36. Trebellius Calca, went before the court of the centumviri, claiming to be the son of Publius Clodius Pulcher, that he might succeed...