- an assembly of the people convened to pass on laws, nominate magistrates, etc.
Origin of comitia
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Examples from the Web for comitia
Comitia centuriata were the most important of all the assemblies of the people.Roman Antiquities, and Ancient Mythology
Charles K. Dillaway
By this rally of the Optimates the comitia is dissolved, the senate summoned.
Accordingly, the comitia have been postponed to the 27th of July.
The Comitia Tributa were properly the council of the Roman people.The Social Contract & Discourses
Now you have still the comitia by centuries, and the comitia by tribes.History of Julius Caesar Vol. 1 of 2
Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.
- an ancient Roman assembly that elected officials and exercised judicial and legislative authority
C17: from Latin comitium assembly, from com- together + īre to go
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