Definición de aedile en inglés:
Either of two (later four) Roman magistrates responsible for public buildings and originally also for the public games and the supply of grain to the city.
- He spent enormous amounts of money buying influence, including giving public games as aedile that eclipsed anything that had gone before.
- Once again, elections were held for aedile, praetor, quaestor and the other traditional offices of the Republic.
- Normally games were the property of aediles, who spent enormous sums to make sure they would be remembered.
mid 16th century: from Latin aedilis 'concerned with buildings', from aedes 'building'.
- Example sentences
- Until the 2nd century BC, the curule aedileships rotated on a yearly basis between patricians and plebeians.
- Mamercus was a very wealthy man, and his refusal of the aedileship was the cause of his defeat for the consulship.
- During the elections for the aedileships a fight broke out and numbers of people were killed.
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