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Master Thesis

L’extra ordinem sous la République Romaine

Abstract : Under the Roman Republic, the extra ordinem, or the extraordinary, is used for any situation that does not correspond to use. This term is therefore linked to many fields, in particular to the procedures and commands of the Roman magistrates. Pompey, in 67 BC, received such a command to defeat the pirates. The extra ordinem was regularly used during the last century of the Republic from 82 BC. However, it is not inherent in this period since many traces of extraordinary procedure are noted by Livy, in its Roman History, from the beginnings of the Republic. Unfortunately, very few studies have focused on this subject, although it is broad. Some historians have focused on a very specific procedure, such as quaestiones extraordinariae, and others have attempted to synthesize the information we already know to define the extraordinary. But this synthesis contains elements which must be taken up and analyzed in depth. The study therefore relates to the criteria which make it possible to define the extra ordinem. We focus on the provinciae and imperia of the magistrates of the Roman Republic to provide these criteria of definitions. We also question the motivations of politicians who choose to use the extra ordinem. For this, we analyze all the occurrences of this term in the Latin sources relating to the Republic.
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Nathan Bodenes. L’extra ordinem sous la République Romaine. Histoire. 2020. ⟨dumas-03188440⟩



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