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date: 01 December 2020


  • Piero Treves
  •  and Barbara Levick


Trinundinum was the interval between three nundinae (market days, held every eight days), required between moving and voting a resolution, or between candidates' declaration of their intention to stand for office (professio) and the polling, or between the promulgation and execution of a sentence, etc. Formerly supposed to be a fixed period of twenty-four or twenty-five days, it is best interpreted as a variable interval that includes three nundinae.

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