Roman Censors

Roman Censors

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The censor was an officer in ancient Rome who was responsible for maintaining the census, supervising public morality, and overseeing certain aspects of the government's finances.

The censors' regulation of public morality is the origin of the modern meaning of the words "censor" and "censorship."

Read more about Roman Censors:  Creation of The Rank, Election, Attributes, Abolition, Duties, Census Statistics

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