In the Roman Republic, Could a Tribune’s Veto be Countermanded?

In the Roman Republic a veto by a Tribune of the Plebes could not be countermanded. There was, however, an instance in which the Tribune who vetoed the reading of a proposed law faced a “recall election” and was voted out of office and the reading of the law alhttps://thedeathofcarthage.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=1885&action=editlowed to proceed. In 134 B.C., […]

Book Review: The Arms of Quirinus

The Romans left behind written records of their affairs beginning with the founding of the Roman Republic in 509 B.C., but the era of kings is shrouded in myth. In her historical novel, The Arms of Quirinus, Sherrie Siebert Goff has taken these myths and woven an intriguing tale of the founding of Rome. Even […]