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candidatus
candidate
favent
favor, give support to
dives
rich
vir nobilis
a man of noble birth
credunt
trust, have faith in
sibi dixit
said to himself
gens nostra
our family
rem cogitabat
was considering the problem
scriptor
sign-writer
consilium cepit
had an idea
murum
wall
scribe!
write!
titulum
advertisement, slogan
placetne tibi?
does it suit you?
scripsit
wrote
asinus
ass, donkey
senior
the older
erade!
erase!
inscriptionem
writing
erasit
erased
desistite!
stop!
intro ite!
go inside!
rem confecit
finished the job
tertium
third
addidit
added
liberalissimi
very generous
babae!
hey!
quo?
where?
fautores
supporters
quinque
five
promisit
promised
tantum
only
mendacissimus
very deceitful
convenimus
gather, meet
orationes
speeches
mecum
with me
de te
about you
periculosam
dangerous
suscipis
you are undertaking
exeunt
they go out
divisor
distributor (hired to distribute bribes at elections)
festinate!
hurry!
amicissimi
very friendly, very good friends
tace!
shut up! be quiet!
utilissimi
very useful
caudex
blockhead, idiot
scissa
torn
rapuerunt
seized, grabbed
auxilium
help
effugit
escaped
duoviri
one of two pairs of officials elected by the Roman people every year. They were responsible for hearing evidence and giving judgment in court.
aediles
One of two pairs of officials elected by Romans every year to manage the local government. They were responsible for supervising the public markets, the police force, the baths, places of public entertainment, the water supply and sewers. It was their duty to see that the public services were efficiently run and the local taxes spent wisely.
fautores
political supporters
candidus
dazzling white
praefectus
a special officer appointed to run the affairs of the town. This position replaced the duoviri under Nero.
convenit
gathers, meets
credit
trusts, believes, has faith in
de
down from; about
favet
favors, supports
gens
family
invitat
invites
legit
reads
liberalis
generous
murus
wall
noster
our
nunc
now
placet
it pleases, it suits
primus
first
promittit
promises
pugna
fight
rapit
seizes, grabs
secundus
second
sollicitus
worried, anxious
stultus
stupid
tertius
third
utilis
useful
vir
man