Some pie-type foods are made for individual consumption. pasties, turnovers, empanadas, pierogi, calzones..enjoyed by working classes and sold by street vendors.
The consul was believed by the Romans to date back to the traditional establishment of the Republic in 509 BC, but the succession of consuls was not continuous in the 5th century BC.
The consuls alternated in holding imperium each month, and a consul's imperium extended over Rome, Italy, and the provinces.
However, after the establishment of the Empire (27 BC), the consuls became mere symbolic representatives of Rome’s republican heritage and held very little power and authority, with the Emperor acting as the supreme authority.
Pie can be closed, open, small, large, savory or sweet.
The basic concept of pies and tarts has changed little throughout the ages.
When a tree is cut down, these periods are exhibited in a cross section of the trunk in the form of rings.