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Clas 160b1-Sa - In the Beginning: Roots of Western Culture

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Roman Class System Free Freedperson Slave Roman Citizenship when you are free freed Senators Equestrians Plebs Patricians v Plebeians Honestiores v Humiliores Senators Elections to the senate Senator for Life Usually could be struck from role for inappropriate behavior Without pay all wealth privately generated The Roman Senate Polybius on Roman mixed constitution Must meet in consecrated space e g Curia Temples Control of Treasury NobilesSenatus Ultimum Consultum The Curia Julia Traditional meeting place of the Senate Built on the site of the original Curia Hostilia Rebuilt several times Could have seated around 300 senators The Rostra Platform for speakers addressing the Roman People Equestrians Originally from Senatorial families Did not serve in the senate Wealthy Publicani Plebs Free landowners but not Patrician or Equestrian Not Capite censi During late republic became powerful Patron Owed to Client Legal aid negotiation protection Monetary Aid Nexumdefault on loan become slave Invitations to Dinner Client owed to Patron Salutatio Political Support Part of Patron s Familia Attend all family events SalutatioPulusGarumDiocletian s Price EdictVirtusAger publicusLatifundiaRelationship between army and agricultureTiberius GacchusGaius GrachhusLucius OpimiusPeculiumArticulate instrumentsHow roman names workedPileusManumissionConflict of the orders Originally all magistracies held by Particians descendants or aristocracy under the kings Concilium Plebis voted on legislation elected tribunes of the plebs and plebeian aediles Plebiscita became binding on all citizens Contino Contiones informal public meeting for discussion before the assembly meeting Everyone could attend No discussion allowed in the assemblies just up down vote Public could express opinion vocally crowd chants Roman Voting AssembliesComitia Centuriata roman poeple voted in centuries in campus martius Comitia Tributa Roman people voted by tribe Concilium Plebis voted on legislation Imperium Held by



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