Teckla Reign

Tue Jun 24 20:03:36 PDT 2003

From: Chris Turkel <zizban at adelphia.net>
Date:  Tue, 24 Jun 2003 19:41:25 -0400

>On Tuesday, June 24, 2003, at 07:42 PM, Timothy Nelson wrote:
>> _Teckla_ does indeed mention a Teckla Republic. I was mostly 
>> what
>> people thought about the conditions at the time, and whether the 
>> "Emperor"
>> would be elected. (After all, no matter how much political power 
>> senate
>> would have, the orb has to sit on somebody.)
>Before Julius Caesar, the Roman Senate elected a consul as head of 
>state, usually two, to rule for a year. I imagine the Teckla have 
>something similliar.


_Always_ two consuls, except for Pompey the Great's year as the 
consul without a colleague, which was mostly to annoy the Boni.  
Julius Caesar himself was a consul twice, and Augustus was, 
technically, elected a consul, although no one would've been caught 
dead running _against_ him.

who likes Romans.