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• Gladiators • Spartacus • First Triumvirate (60 BC) • Julius Caesar Crossing of rubicon • Cleopatra


Lecture number:
6
Pages:
2
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Colorado State University- Fort Collins
Course:
Hist 100 - Western Civilization, Pre-Modern (GT-HI1)
Edition:
1

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HIST 100 1st Edition Lecture 6 Gladiators o swordsman o he vows to endure to be burned to be bound to be beaten and to be killed by the sword vow of gladiators o mostly slaves and underclass often despised sometimes women gained honor in death only if died well o no crying or showing fear Spartacus o Thracian gladiator o Escaped from gladiatorial school Capua Armed with kitchen utensils o Banned together and led a large group of slaves Celtics Greeks Italians and others o Several attempts from roman army to quell Several failures embarrassing o Finally Crassus and pompey end It Spartacus and 6 000 followers crucified First Triumvirate 60 BC o Crassus Pompey the Great and Julius Caesar Unofficial political unification Actually kept secret for a time To strengthen power against senatorial elite Crassus and Pompey shared consulship in 30 BC Caesar and Crassus already allies Gave his daughter Julia to pompey to secure alliance o Caesar popular with the people o Crassus o Pompey military excellence and reputation Destruction of alliance o Julia dies in child birth o Crassus dies in battle of carrhae First battle between Rome Persia One of the most crushing defeats in roman history o Caesar campaigning in Gaul o Pompey elected consul in 52 BC Began mud slinging at Caesar o Beginning of civil wars Julius Caesar These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute o o Conquest of Gaul Invasion of Britain Increased power threatened Pomp Told to lay down arms and return to Rome term had expired Refused Crossing of Rubicon 49 BC Point of no return the dye is cast Ignited Dictatorship of Caesar After civil wars the senate him 10 year dictatorship o To suppress all armed resistance in the provinces o Create a strong central government in rome o Knit the entire empire into a single cohesive unit Thereby increasing his own power Decreasing the power of the senate o Mark Antony was



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