Unformatted text preview: wants and would voice them at the aediles to the Cursus Honorum, which governed the place. Praetors where the lowest ranks in the Cursus Honorum while the Quaestors were higher ranking. The Gracchi was basically a political party. In the Punic wars between Rome and Carthage many heroes rose up to the fight. In the first war Regulus, a general of Rome, beat off their naval advances and saved Rome. Cato helped in many battles in the second war and won some himself, raising him from a plebeian to patrician. And Scipio Africanus had defeated Hannibal in the final battle of the second war. Pyrrhus of Epirus was a king of both Epirus and Macedon and was Rome’s first true opponent. In many battle where he succeeded he would take a heavy toll, and so the Pyrrhus victory is a win with heavy cost....
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