Urban Prefect

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(praefectus urbi, ἤπαρχος ῾Πώμης), high-ranking official of the early Roman Empire who was responsible for police and criminal prosecution in Rome and Italy. Reforms of Diocletian, Constantine I, and Constantius ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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