Assembly place of the municipal council in Rome
C. (pl. curiae) was the name of the assembly place of the municipal council in Rome (senatus; Fest. p. 42) and also in many coloniae and municipia (municipium) of Italy and the Roman provinces (cf. curiales). As opposed to the comitium (comitia), the assembly place of the people in the open air, the curia is always a building on a piece of land belonging to the community or a god and mostly it is at the forum of the town or close to it. Counci…
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Eder, Walter (Berlin),
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