How to use Interrex in a sentence
These were greater advantages than the exclusive patrician possession of the offices of interrex, rex sacrorum and the higher flamens.
The Catuli and Metelli, among the proudest nobles of Rome, were plebeians, and as such could not have been chosen to the purely patrician office of interrex, or of Jupiter.
Finally, the people elected to every magistracy with the exception of the occasional offices of Dictator and Interrex.
The second class, referred to in inscriptions by the name of praefecti ab decurionibus creati lege Petronia, seem to have been appointed by the local senate in case of a complete absence of higher magistrates, such as would have led in Rome to the appointment of an interrex.Advertisement