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- n. The office of tribune
- n. The period in which a person serves as tribune
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The office or power of a tribune.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The office of a tribune; a tribunate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the position of tribune
In the time of Trajan, it was doubtful whether the tribuneship was an office or a name, (Plin.
NEPOS, QUINTUS CAECILIUS METELLUS brother of Celer and brother-in-law of Pompey, who sends him back from his legateship in the East to stand for the tribuneship and guard his interests in Rome
Nor does anyone love Caesar himself unless in some way Caesar is a person of great merit; but we love wealth, a tribuneship, a praetorship, a consulship.
In other words, the tribuneship was designed to be a political dead end—a place to confine the ranting and the rancorous, the incompetent and the unpromotable: the effluent of the body politic.
Octavius had refused, whereupon Gracchus had “called upon the gods to witness that he did not willingly wish to remove his colleague,” had balloted the eighteenth tribe, and achieved a majority, and Octavius had been stripped of his tribuneship “reduced to the rank of a private citizen, he departed unobserved”.
Copy down everything relating to the tribuneship of Tiberius Gracchus and his agrarian bill.
Only that summer he had secured a tribuneship for his crony Gabinius: he still kept a hand in politics.
The moment you lose the legal immunity conferred by your tribuneship, the aristocrats will have you in court and fighting for your life.
Sura, and various candidates for the tribuneship whose names will be familiar to you.
After his tribuneship, he was candidate for the office of chief aedile; there being two orders of them, one the curules, from the stool with crooked feet on which they sat when they performed their duty; the other and inferior, called aediles of the people.