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Ave Civitas,

During the period, AD 390 - 410, how were members of the Senate selected, inducted, and given a seat in the senate?

Is there a source, text?, that would be available to a pauper like me that could enlighten me on the process?

Again, thank you in advance.

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By the fourth century senate membership was predominantly hereditary, but the Emperors often added new members.  Constantius II founded a second senate at Constantinople, and the number of senators grew in the fourth century due to honorary appointments, and the large number of offices that came to carry senatorial status during service or on retirement (possibly as many as 2,000 in each.)

A.H.M Jones "The Later Roman Empire" chapter XV gives an overview.

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