Definition of Ediles
1. edile [n] - See also: edile
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Literary usage of Ediles
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Roman Antiquities: Or, An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans by Alexander Adam (1830)
"... ediles, were named from their care of the buildings, ... ediles were either plebeian or curule. ..."
2. Roman Antiquities: Or an Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans ...by Alexander Adam, James Boyd, Lorenzo L. Da Ponte by Alexander Adam, James Boyd, Lorenzo L. Da Ponte (1837)
"ediles took cognizance of these things, proposed edicts concerning them,8 and fined delinquents. They had neither the right of summoning nor of seizing, ..."
3. Roman Antiquities: Or, An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans by Alexander Adam (1819)
"10. & 95. Tacit. I. 77. xiii. 28. and seem to have remained to the time of Constantine, who abolished this with other ancient offices. V. .ediles. ..."
4. Outline of Roman History from Romulus to Justinian: (including Translations by David Nasmith, Gaius (1890)
"Plebeian ediles (ediles ... Another consequence of the plebeian secession was the appointment of two plebeian ediles, whose duty it was to superintend the ..."
5. The History of Roman Law from the Text of Ortolan's Histoire de la by Joseph-Louis-Elzéar Ortolan (1871)
"PLEBEIAN ediles (^ediles ... they added to the tribunes two magistrates elected from among the plebeians, whom they named plebeian ediles ..."
6. The Liberty of Rome: A History by Samuel Eliot (1849)
"Of these the ^ediles, two in number, were much the least important. Their name, in our tongue, Templars, was derived from the ..."