comitium

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

comitium n (genitive comitiī or comitī); second declension

  1. A place in the forum where comitia (election assemblies) were held.

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative comitium comitia
Genitive comitiī
comitī1
comitiōrum
Dative comitiō comitiīs
Accusative comitium comitia
Ablative comitiō comitiīs
Vocative comitium comitia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • French: comice
  • Italian: comizio
  • Portuguese: comício
  • Spanish: comicio

References[edit]

  • comitium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • comitium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • comitium in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • comitium in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to meet for elections: comitiis (Abl.) convenire
    • to be chosen consul at the elections: comitiis consulem creari
  • comitium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • comitium in Samuel Ball Platner (1929) , Thomas Ashby, editor, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, London: Oxford University Press
  • comitium in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin