The Tribune Offering the Chief Magistracy to the Western Cincinnatus

The Tribune Offering the Chief Magistracy to the Western Cincinnatus

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Title: The Tribune Offering the Chief Magistracy to the Western Cincinnatus

Year: 1860

Creator: Momus

Description: Figure on left is offering robe and staff to Abraham Lincoln with a sledgehammer is Horace Greeley (identified by Tribune on his coat). In Roman Times, the Tribune was actually an office open to a plebeian. The tribune had the power to punish and overrule the magistrate.

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