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A man acquired the right of speaking in the Roman senate on election as quaestor; he became a full member when his name was placed on the senatorial roll. Caesar, dictator or overseer of public morals, and the triumvirs adlected men directly into the senate. This unpopular proceeding was avoided by emperors until Claudius, censor in ad 47–48.

Subjects: Classical Studies.

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