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IIRC, Romans would add specific epithets as necessary, i.e. During Cicero's 2nd term as consul, etc. if that type of situation came up. But looking at wikipedia's list of Roman consuls, you can see for yourself that there weren't that many occasions where it came up. Especially since they had two consuls, and they usually weren't both consul at the same time ...


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There is probably no fixed standard, and I am not sure there is any authority that might set one. I believe many Latin speakers do not leave out the anno. However, when Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation in Latin, he did use this precise format (no mensis, no anno), and as luck would have it, he read it out loud. (There are better versions, but I ...


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