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Definition of Quinqueviri

Quinqueviri
Quinquevir Quin"que*vir, n.; pl; E. Quinquevirs, L. Quinqueviri. [L., fr. quinque Five + vir man.] (Bot. Antiq.) One of five commissioners appointed for some special object.

Meaning of Quinqueviri from wikipedia

- debt, the Plebeians were required to borrow money, so newly appointed quinqueviri mensarii were commissioned to provide services to those who had security...
- first enters history in 352 BC as an appointed official, one of the quinqueviri mensarii, public bankers charged with relieving citizen debts to some...
- treatment at the end of the Syrian War. Lucius Naevius Balbus, one of the quinqueviri appointed in 168 BC to resolve a dispute over the lands claimed by the...
- work of T. Ampius Balbus. L. Naevius Balbus, plebeian, was one of the quinqueviri appointed in 171 B.C. to settle the dispute between the Pisani and Lunenses...
- to provide land for a Latin colony (Livy 40.43.1); in 168, one of the quinqueviri finibus cognoscendis statuendisque, a five-man commission for investigating...
- Rome, on the proposal of a consul. Gaius Duilius, appointed one of the quinqueviri mensarii for the liquidation of debts, by the consuls of BC 352. He and...
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