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Patricians sat at the top of the Roman Society next to the emperor.
The word “Patrician” comes from the Latin word “patres” which means “fathers”. These families provided the empire’s political, religious and military leadership.
Most patricians were wealthy landowners from old families.
What are the most important ideas that you learned about ancient Rome?
The most important ideas that I learned about ancient Rome is trade and recreation. I consider trade important in ancient Rome because they traded many goods like grain and wheat to farm. They also traded to receive goods without using money. I also consider recreation important in ancient Rome because that is where many people would meet up to socialize. They were aloud to sit next to separate genders, so that is where many people would find their boyfriend or girlfriend. I believe that the most important ideas that I learned in ancient Rome is trade and recreation.