Nundinium

Nundinium was a Latin word derived from the word nundinum, which referred to the cycle of days observed by the Romans. During the Roman Empire, nundinium came to mean the duration of a single consulship among several in a calendar year.

Sources

  • Historia Augusta, Vita Alexander, 28, 43; Vita Tacitus, 9
  • Theodor Mommsen, Abriss des römischen Staatsrechts (Leipzig 1893), Vol 2, p. 84; Vol. 3, p. 375

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William (1870). "Nundinum". In Smith, William (ed.). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.


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