Officium Consulare MMDCCLXXI - Edicta
EDICTUM CONSULIS C. CLAUDI QUADRATI DE COMITIIS CURIATIS CONVOCANDIS
I. In this edictum, I, Consul C. Claudius Quadratus, recognize all past edicts of the presidential magistrates as valid: this confirmation is required in order that the current edictum can have legal force.
II. Authorized by the SENATUS CONSULTUM ULTIMUM DE INTERREGIBUS NOMINANDIS ET DE RE PUBLICA ADMINISTRANDA, we, Consul C. Claudius Quadratus and Pontifex Cn. Cornelius Lentulus acting in the name of the pontifex maximus T. Sabinus, convene and call to order the Comitia Curiata effective immediately, under the auspices of Consul C. Claudius, in order to invest the recently elected chief magistrates with imperium.
III. The session of the Comitia Curiata starts right now,15:00 PM Rome Time, 4 January, and shall be opened by Pontifex Cn. Cornelius Lentulus. The lictores curiati shall post their witness statements after the opening, as follows, posting it to:
Ego, ____________, lictor curiatus Novae Romae, testificor C. Claudium Quadratum et T. Domitium Draconem consules, M. Aurelium Cottam Iovium et Q. Arrium Nautam praetores, atque P. Annaeum Constantinum Placidum et Q. Lutatium Catulum aediles curules Novae Romae creatos et imperium eis commissum esse. Lictor Comitiorum Curiatorum eis opto ut pro religione Romana felicissime officio munereque suo fungantur.
I, ________________, lictor curiatus of Nova Roma, hereby witness the appointment and investment of imperium of C. Claudius Quadratus and T. Domitius Draco as Consuls, M. Aurelius Cotta Iovius and Q. Arrius Nauta as Praetors, and P. Annaeus Constantinus Placidus and Q. Lutatius Catulus as Aediles Curules. As a member of the Comitia Curiata, I wish them good fortune in their office and their work on behalf of the Religio Romana.
IV. The session ends at the time when Pontifex Cn. Cornelius Lentulus announces the closing of the session.
V. From the moment when the first lictor curiatus issues his witness statement, the formal confirmation of the interreges is considered completed.
DATUM prid. Non. Ian. C. Claudio T Domitio II coss., 21 ANRC / 2771 AUC / 2018 AD, the Sacred Year of Concordia. (Given on 4th January, in the consulship of C. Claudius and T. Domitius, the second time).
C. Claudius Quadratus CONSUL
Cn. Cornelius Lentulus PONTIFEX PRO PONTIFICE MAXIMO
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