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  • The Roman Republic

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    the Roman Republic was ruled over by some twenty families of Patricians , these families represented the upper crust of society, a society which prided itself on the continuation of the family line. This system was threatened by the "ideology of novitas" which people achieved glory not from there illustrious family history, but through merit. Cato the Elder and Gaius Marius were not born of noble stock and thus represent two of the best examples of "novus homo" in action. The Roman Republic 's system

  • Roman Republic And The Roman Empire

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    Roman Republic, one of the most famous republic in ancient time, established a form of government comprising three main parts: a few magistrates, a Senate, and several assemblies. Roman Republic was the period of ancient Roman civilization starting with the collapse of the Roman Kingdom in 509 BC, and ended in 27 BC with the founding of the Roman Empire. The government had representatives selected by citizen and ended because of the civil war between powerful generals including Antony and Brutus

  • The Fall Of The Roman Republic

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    Essay- The Fall of the Roman Republic From the fall of the last king of Rome, Lucius Tarquinius Superbus, in 509 BCE, to the beginning of the principate in 27 BCE, the Roman Republic thrived as a strong and relatively stable government. This was despite its two major issues that eventually led to its downfall- the class struggle between plebeians and patricians as well as the autonomy the military had that allowed for armies to become loyal to its commander rather than the Roman state. For centuries

  • The Battle Of The Roman Republic

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    As the Roman Republic found its way into the third and second centuries BC, it could not have anticipated its level of military engagement nor the number of conflicts it would find itself in over the next two hundred years. A series of wars allowed the Roman Republic to consolidate power on the Italian peninsula, emerge as a major force in the Mediterranean area, and lay the groundwork for what eventually would become the Empire. The series of wars Rome fought had profound impacts on the political

  • Roman Republic

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    Rome: Transition from Republic to Empire Paul A. Bishop Introduction________________________________________________ Since its collapse, historians have attempted to explain the struggle for power and control over both the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire that followed. To explain the complexities of the Roman Republic, the Empire, and their political complexities can be a daunting task. For nearly ten centuries Rome would rule most of the known world before the fall of the Western Empire

  • The Roman Republic

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    Some policies and institutions of the Roman Republic were useful to help them succeed in conquering first Italy and then the Mediterranean world. Before of the institution of the republic, the romans were a monarchy since their beginning and they were basically a pastoral people. Rome suffer several changes and improvements under the control of the Etruscan kings. The Etruscan were civilization settled north of Rome in Etruria, and they once had control over almost all the Italic peninsula. The Etruscans

  • Roman Republic

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    Rome: Transition from Republic to Empire Paul A. Bishop Introduction________________________________________________ Since its collapse, historians have attempted to explain the struggle for power and control over both the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire that followed. To explain the complexities of the Roman Republic, the Empire, and their political complexities can be a daunting task. For nearly ten centuries Rome would rule most of the known world before the fall of the Western Empire (Byzantine)

  • The Roman Republic

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    Before 59 BC, The Roman Republic existed as a vague and shadowy figure under our lens of understanding. Unfortunately for Rome, it lacked a driven storyteller that could effectively convey its stories of unfolding growth and success, as a newly conceived government. It was a collective air of distrust and hesitancy, instilled by the constant wavering and venality that had took root within Rome. Deprived of a capable historian, any forthcoming enlightenment from Rome could not be shared nor could

  • Reasons For The Fall Of The Roman Republic

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    What factors explain the fall of the Roman Republic in the 1st century B.C. Rome is one of the most well known and most powerful civilizations of the ancient world, with a history spanning nearly a millennium. During that millennium Rome went through several major changes. Rome started out as a monarchy then in the 6th century B.C. transitioned into a Republic. As a Republic Rome started truly becoming a powerful civilization, encompassing a large portion of the Mediterranean coast. Though Rome reached

  • The Fall Of The Roman Republic Essay

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    Chalking up the fall of the Roman Republic to a decline in traditional Roman morality, while not false, sells the events and changes that were the causes for the fall of the Republic short. At the end of The Third Punic War with Carthage we arguably see the Republic at its height. However in only a decade things begin to change, we see events that send Rome as a Republic past a point that Rome could not recover. Gaius Marius’s military reforms, specifically that of allowing for the captive cencsi

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