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is this form of promulgavere (to promulgate) irregular. it is given as perfect ind' (3 ,pl). i have met this form before mainly in adler i think.
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It's an alternate form of the 3pl perf. act. ending; it's pretty common, not just with promulgo, but with all verbs, both in poetry and prose (although it's particularly helpful in poetry, because it helps words to fit the meter).
portāvēre = portāvērunt
censuēre = censuērunt
Dic mihi, Damoeta, 'cuium pecus' anne Latinum?
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