The Early RomanRepublicWorld History, 9St. Anne’s-BelfieldSunday, April 28, 13
Roman PatricianSunday, April 28, 13
Roman PatricianWhat Roman cultural traits arereflected by this artifact?Sunday, April 28, 13
The Beginning of the RepublicIn 509BCE, the Roman patricians, led by Junius Brutus, forcedout the Etruscan king, Tarquin t...
Two Themes of the Early RepublicSunday, April 28, 13
Two Themes of the Early Republic• During the first phase of theRepublic, from 509BCE to133BCE, two themes aredominantSunday...
Two Themes of the Early Republic• During the first phase of theRepublic, from 509BCE to133BCE, two themes aredominantWHAT W...
Two Themes of the Early Republic• During the first phase of theRepublic, from 509BCE to133BCE, two themes aredominantWHAT W...
Two Themes of the Early Republic• During the first phase of theRepublic, from 509BCE to133BCE, two themes aredominantWHAT W...
Two Themes of the Early Republic• During the first phase of theRepublic, from 509BCE to133BCE, two themes aredominantWHAT W...
The Patrician Spine of TheRepublicSunday, April 28, 13
The Patrician Spine of TheRepublic• The patricians replaced the monarchy with a Republic (res publica)(Consisted of Consul...
The Patrician Spine of TheRepublic• The patricians replaced the monarchy with a Republic (res publica)(Consisted of Consul...
The Patrician Spine of TheRepublic• The patricians replaced the monarchy with a Republic (res publica)(Consisted of Consul...
The Patrician Spine of TheRepublic• The patricians replaced the monarchy with a Republic (res publica)(Consisted of Consul...
The Patrician Spine of TheRepublic• The patricians replaced the monarchy with a Republic (res publica)(Consisted of Consul...
The Patrician Spine of TheRepublic• The patricians replaced the monarchy with a Republic (res publica)(Consisted of Consul...
The Patrician Spine of TheRepublic• The patricians replaced the monarchy with a Republic (res publica)(Consisted of Consul...
Roman PatricianSunday, April 28, 13
Roman PatricianWhat Roman cultural traits arereflected by this artifact?Sunday, April 28, 13
Sunday, April 28, 13
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  1. 1. The Early RomanRepublicWorld History, 9St. Anne’s-BelfieldSunday, April 28, 13
  2. 2. Roman PatricianSunday, April 28, 13
  3. 3. Roman PatricianWhat Roman cultural traits arereflected by this artifact?Sunday, April 28, 13
  4. 4. The Beginning of the RepublicIn 509BCE, the Roman patricians, led by Junius Brutus, forcedout the Etruscan king, Tarquin the Proud (Tarquinius Superbus)claiming he had acted despotically.Sunday, April 28, 13
  5. 5. Two Themes of the Early RepublicSunday, April 28, 13
  6. 6. Two Themes of the Early Republic• During the first phase of theRepublic, from 509BCE to133BCE, two themes aredominantSunday, April 28, 13
  7. 7. Two Themes of the Early Republic• During the first phase of theRepublic, from 509BCE to133BCE, two themes aredominantWHAT WERE THEY?Sunday, April 28, 13
  8. 8. Two Themes of the Early Republic• During the first phase of theRepublic, from 509BCE to133BCE, two themes aredominantWHAT WERE THEY?– 1. The expansion of Rome, firstin Italy and then in theMediterranean area.Sunday, April 28, 13
  9. 9. Two Themes of the Early Republic• During the first phase of theRepublic, from 509BCE to133BCE, two themes aredominantWHAT WERE THEY?– 1. The expansion of Rome, firstin Italy and then in theMediterranean area.– 2. A gradual constitutionalchange from aristocracy todemocracy, the result of thegradual extension of politicaland social equality to theplebeian lower classesSunday, April 28, 13
  10. 10. Two Themes of the Early Republic• During the first phase of theRepublic, from 509BCE to133BCE, two themes aredominantWHAT WERE THEY?– 1. The expansion of Rome, firstin Italy and then in theMediterranean area.– 2. A gradual constitutionalchange from aristocracy todemocracy, the result of thegradual extension of politicaland social equality to theplebeian lower classes– What did the Romans call theirupper and lower classes?Sunday, April 28, 13
  11. 11. The Patrician Spine of TheRepublicSunday, April 28, 13
  12. 12. The Patrician Spine of TheRepublic• The patricians replaced the monarchy with a Republic (res publica)(Consisted of Consuls, Senate, and Centuriate Assembly).Sunday, April 28, 13
  13. 13. The Patrician Spine of TheRepublic• The patricians replaced the monarchy with a Republic (res publica)(Consisted of Consuls, Senate, and Centuriate Assembly).• The patrician Senate held legislative power in Rome (retained frommonarchy)Sunday, April 28, 13
  14. 14. The Patrician Spine of TheRepublic• The patricians replaced the monarchy with a Republic (res publica)(Consisted of Consuls, Senate, and Centuriate Assembly).• The patrician Senate held legislative power in Rome (retained frommonarchy)• Executive power was transferred from a king to two new magistratescalled consuls.Sunday, April 28, 13
  15. 15. The Patrician Spine of TheRepublic• The patricians replaced the monarchy with a Republic (res publica)(Consisted of Consuls, Senate, and Centuriate Assembly).• The patrician Senate held legislative power in Rome (retained frommonarchy)• Executive power was transferred from a king to two new magistratescalled consuls.• Initially Consuls were Patricians elected by the Centuriate Assembly (retained)Sunday, April 28, 13
  16. 16. The Patrician Spine of TheRepublic• The patricians replaced the monarchy with a Republic (res publica)(Consisted of Consuls, Senate, and Centuriate Assembly).• The patrician Senate held legislative power in Rome (retained frommonarchy)• Executive power was transferred from a king to two new magistratescalled consuls.• Initially Consuls were Patricians elected by the Centuriate Assembly (retained)Why? How did the Patricians believe they could control the Assembly?Sunday, April 28, 13
  17. 17. The Patrician Spine of TheRepublic• The patricians replaced the monarchy with a Republic (res publica)(Consisted of Consuls, Senate, and Centuriate Assembly).• The patrician Senate held legislative power in Rome (retained frommonarchy)• Executive power was transferred from a king to two new magistratescalled consuls.• Initially Consuls were Patricians elected by the Centuriate Assembly (retained)Why? How did the Patricians believe they could control the Assembly?• The Patricians could control it by means of their Plebeian clients who, in return fora livelihood, voted as their patrician patrons directed them.Sunday, April 28, 13
  18. 18. The Patrician Spine of TheRepublic• The patricians replaced the monarchy with a Republic (res publica)(Consisted of Consuls, Senate, and Centuriate Assembly).• The patrician Senate held legislative power in Rome (retained frommonarchy)• Executive power was transferred from a king to two new magistratescalled consuls.• Initially Consuls were Patricians elected by the Centuriate Assembly (retained)Why? How did the Patricians believe they could control the Assembly?• The Patricians could control it by means of their Plebeian clients who, in return fora livelihood, voted as their patrician patrons directed them.In reality, what type of government was this?Sunday, April 28, 13
  19. 19. Roman PatricianSunday, April 28, 13
  20. 20. Roman PatricianWhat Roman cultural traits arereflected by this artifact?Sunday, April 28, 13
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