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Quirites

 

in ancient Rome of the republican era, an appellation for the citizens, commonly used in official addresses (Populus Romanus Quiritium). The term is considered to be a derivative of co-viri-um (curia, “assembly of the men”); hence, quirites were originally members of curiae, the total number of which, in the process of the formation of the Roman state, made up the Roman citizenship (with exclusive rights to quirite law and quirite property).

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Populus Romanus Quirites, Torino: Giappichelli, 1975.
83) 'so that something might be conceded to the Sabines, the Quirites were named after the Cures'.
Forman un reino comun, la base del poder para todos ellos la trasladan a Roma, que se vio asi duplicada, y para hacer tambien alguna concesion a los sabinos tomaron todos el nombre de quirites por Cures.
Hortensius dictator eam legem tulit, ut eo iure, quod plebs statuisset, omnes Quirites tenerentur".
Esta intima vinculacion de la cosa y el titular era tan caracteristica para los romanos que no concibieron el dominio como un ius sino que lo identificaron con la misma cosa, de ahi que en la formula petitoria incluyeran en la intentio la afirmacion de que la cosa era del que reclamaba por el derecho de los quirites.
En nuestros tiempos Artica es un jugoso pastel que, al parecer, espera a sus quirites y squatters.
La nobleza de los quirites se habia fusionado con los plebeyos adinerados, creando la nobleza senatorial, la mayoria de la poblacion seguia siendo pobre y sin posibilidades de acceder a los altos puesto publicos.
If he were a character, the audience would know the enigmatic "Q" in his name stands for Quirites, signifying his father s subtle hope that his son's future would make him rise above the rest.
Quirites sanctissimi, quare magis congruit sedulo cingulos atque uniuersos uos pro dignitate publica priuidere, ne nefarius homicida tot caedium lanienam, quam cruenter exercuit, inpune commisserit (5) (Apuleius: III-III).
quirites < cures, los sabinos, provenientes de Cures e incorporados a Roma.
60-61, non possum ferre, Quirites, / Graecam urbem.
One example is his apostrophe to the Quirites at line 60.