Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the comitia, or popular assemblies of the Romans for electing officers and passing laws.
- Pertaining to an order of Presbyterian assemblies.
- adj. in Ancient Rome Of or pertaining to a comitia
- adj. by extension Of or pertaining to a political assembly
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Relating to the comitia, or popular assemblies of the Romans for electing officers and passing laws.
“Then followed the comitial days, on which a meeting of the senate was impossible.”
“On the comitial days which follow the Quirinalia (17th February), Appius holds the view that he is not prevented by the _lex Pupia_ from holding a meeting of the senate, and that by the _lex Gabinia_ he is even compelled to have a meeting for the legations from the 1st of February to the 1st of”
“The aged senator appeared before the crowd; he knew his disadvantage if the ordinary weapons of comitial strife were employed.”
“By means of comitial laws and tribunician dictation, he restricted the business of the Senate.”
“When the urban praetor — his own boon companion Glaucia — obeyed his orders from the Pontifex Maximus to instruct Saturninus that he couldn’t speak on market days or holidays or non-comitial days, he simply ignored it.”
“Nevertheless, on these comitial days the tribunes say that they will bring forward the case of Gabinius. [”
“Marcellinus's resolution having been exposed for public perusal (he had read it from a written copy, and it embraced our entire case -- the prosecution was to include his violent proceedings on the site of my house, his arson, his assault on me personally, and was to take place before the elections), he put up a notice that he intended to watch the sky during all comitial days. [”
“He deprived them of all the comitial days; for even the Latin festival is being repeated,  nor were thanksgiving days wanting. [”
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