sexagenarios de ponte
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When the men of Rome reached the age of sixty, they could no longer vote in the saepta and if they tried to enter they would be pushed back from the bridge leading to them. The phrase literally means "sixty-year-olds over the bridge".
- sixty-year-olds over the bridge
- This expression has often at an early period been erroneously referred to a religious usage or original human sacrifices.