consul

The oldest and most important magistracy was the consulship, which was the most senior official in the government. They were head of state under the Republic and although they survived under the Empire they had reduced powers. During the late Republic there were 2 consuls (ordinarii) whose names appeared on the fasti in the Curia. There were also s…...

Consul

Consul (abbrev. cos.; Latin plural consules) was the highest elected office of the Roman Republic and an appointive office under the Empire. The title was also used in other city states and also revived in modern states, notably in the First French Republic. The relating adjective is consular, from the Latin consularis. ==Modern Use of the Term `....
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Consul

(Latin) chief Roman magistrate who presided over the senate and assemblies and Rome's foreign affairs; consuls served as Rome's generals on military campaigns; following a consulship, the outgoing consul served as a proconsul.
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consul

[n] - a diplomat appointed by a government to protect its commercial interests and help its citizens in a foreign country
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Consul

• (n.) One of the three chief magistrates of France from 1799 to 1804, who were called, respectively, first, second, and third consul. • (n.) A senator; a counselor. • (n.) One of the two chief magistrates of the republic. • (n.) An official commissioned to reside in some foreign country, to care for the commercial interests of ...
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consul

noun a diplomat appointed by a government to protect its commercial interests and help its citizens in a foreign country
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consul

(Roman history) Chief magistrate of the ancient Roman Republic, after the expulsion of the last king in 510 BC. Two consuls were elected annually by the comitia centuriata (assembly of the Roman people), and their names were used to date the year. With equ...
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Consul

[genus] Consul described by Pieter Cramer in 1776 is a South American nymphalid butterfly genus in the subfamily Charaxinae. There are 4 species in the genus. All are Neotropical. Consul fabius is the most common and well known. It occurs from Mexico to Bolivia in deciduous forest, rainforest, and cloud forest, at elevations between sea lev...
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Consul

[representative] The political title Consul is used for the official representatives of the government of one state in the territory of another, normally acting to assist and protect the citizens of the consul`s own country, and to facilitate trade and friendship between the peoples of the two countries. A consul is distinguished from an am...
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Consul

Con'sul (kŏn'sŭl) noun [ Latin , probably from consulere to deliberate. See Consult .] 1. (Rom. Antiq.) One of the two chief magistrates of the republic. » They were chosen annually, originally from the patricians only, but later from the plebeians also. ...
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consul

Chief magistrate of the ancient Roman Republic, after the expulsion of the last king in 510 BC. Two consuls were elected annually by the comitiacenturiata (assembly of the Roman people), and their...
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Consul

Consul was a name originally given to the two highest magistrates in the republic of Rome. After King Tarquinius Superbus had been expelled by the joint efforts of the patricians and plebeians in 509 BC, two consuls (consules) were placed at the head of the senate, the body in whose hands was the administration of the republic. These officers were ...
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consul

consul, title of the two chief magistrates of ancient Rome. The institution is supposed to have arisen with the expulsion of the kings, traditionally in 510 B.C., and it was well established by the early 4th cent. B.C. The consuls led the troops, controlled the treasury, and were supreme in the gove...
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Consul

Consul. highest magistrate in republican Rome commanding major military forces.
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consul

in ancient Rome, either of the two highest of the ordinary magistracies in the ancient Roman Republic. After the fall of the kings (c. 509 ) the ... [9 related articles]
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consul

in foreign service, a public officer who is commissioned by a state to reside in a foreign country for the purpose of fostering the commercial ... [3 related articles]
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