By J.B. Bury
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Not in the strictest speech Roman knights, and they were abolished horses, who thus returned to the system of the Henceforward every knight is an eques Romanus equo publico* and the whole ordo equester consists of such. The Emperor himself assumed the right of (2) Admission. granting the public horse which secured entry into the equestrian altogether by Augustus, early Republic. qualifications were the equestrian census, soundness of body, good character, but the qualification of free birth was not strictly insisted on under the Empire, and freedmen were often raised to be knights.
9. , 6. 6. 5), and by Sallust to This view is held by both Pomp3y. Mommseu and Schiller. Herzog, however (G>>sch. u. Syst. d*r rom. , ii. 134), thinks that the imperial title princeps was originally derived from the formal title princeps senatus and gradually gained a wider He compares the extension of the sense. term princeps iuventutis, which from meaning merely the foremost of the knights came to have the secondary meaning of the "heir apparent" (for which see. below, Chap. IV. $ 6). I). THE LEX DE IMPERIO.
Used to be thought that Princeps, as a name of the Kmperor, meant princeps It Tliis view is now generally abandoned. It was shown very clearly Mr. H. F. Pelham by (Journal of Phi- senatus. Princeps stands for Princeps Civitatis, a term which was applied by Cicero to Pompey. Princeps alone, was also applied by Cicero both to lology, viii. 323) that i'ompey and to Cresar (cp. , 8. 9. , 6. 6. 5), and by Sallust to This view is held by both Pomp3y. Mommseu and Schiller. Herzog, however (G>>sch. u. Syst.
A History of the Roman Empire from its Foundation to the Death of Marcus Aurelius by J.B. Bury