Aedileship



one of a board of magistrates in charge of public buildings, streets, markets, games, etc.
Historical Examples

This brought him into conflict with the aristocratic party, who prevented him from obtaining the aedileship.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 6 Various

On one occasion he united with his employees in favoring a candidate for the aedileship: Cn.
Pompeii, Its Life and Art August Mau

Mamercus was a very wealthy man, and his refusal of the aedileship was the cause of his defeat for the consulship.
De Officiis Marcus Tullius Cicero

Plancius, accused of organizing clubs to secure by bribery his election to the aedileship.
The Student’s Companion to Latin Authors George Middleton

noun
a magistrate of ancient Rome in charge of public works, games, buildings, and roads

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