Lex Ogulnia


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Lex Ogulnia

 

a law issued in ancient Rome in 300 (or 296) B.C., according to which plebeians were admitted to higher priestly posts and gained a majority in the college of augurs. The Lex Ogulnia was introduced by the tribunes Quintus Ogulnius and Gnaeus Ogulnius.

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