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Aedile

Definition of the noun Aedile

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noun - plural: aediles

  1. [context: ancient Rome] An elected official who was responsible for the maintenance of public buildings and the regulation of festivals; also supervised markets and the supply of grain and water.

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Aedile was an office of the Roman Republic. Based in Rome, the aediles were responsible for maintenance of public buildings and regulation of public festivals. They also had powers to enforce public order.

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Google previewMedieval Islamic Economic Thought (2004)

Filling the Great Gap in European Economics by S.M. Ghazanfar

Incidentally, aedile is a word derived from the Arabic aadil— adal means justice, aadil is one who enforces justice. The range of functions of the Roman aedile, however, fell somewhere between the Greek agoranomos and ...

Google previewA Classical Dictionary of Biography, Mythology and Geography (1891)

Based on the Larger Dictionaries by Sir William Smith

quaestor 212 ; curule aedile 204 ; consul 201 ; and proconsul ...

Google previewCollection of Supplements to All Editions of Lempriere's Classical Dictionary (1837)

by Edmund Henry Barker

Cicero aedile. 68 686 New victories of Lucullus over 'l'igi-anes ; battle of Arsanium; capture of Nisibis. Submission of Creta. Qurestorship of Career.

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Scrabble value of A1E1D2I1L1E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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