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An album was a whitened board or tablet on which information could be published in writing. Such tablets were widely used in Roman public life, e.g. to publicize the praetors' edicts. Album was also the standard term for a published list or register. The album senātōrium was the official list of members of the senate which was posted outside the senate‐house from the time of Augustus. See also annales maximi.

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