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Info Ancient Rome - Paterfamilias Father of household Power...

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Study Guide: Information- Ancient Rome → Naming → 2 parts to the name → G. Marius → First name very general → 10 -12 different ones in all of Rome → Second name is equivalent to the last name (family name) → More prominent families had a third part to the name (G. Julius Caesar) → Women had the female name of the family name → Julian=Julia; Marius=Maria; Junias=Junia → Titles
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Unformatted text preview: Paterfamilias Father of household Power of life and death of everyone and everything connected with household Could sell into slavery When died, every son becomes Paterfamilias in own right Materfamilias Wife of the paterfamilias Married women were highly regarded, still not many rights When paterfamilias dies, no longer materfamilias...
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course HISTORY 207 taught by Professor Detreville during the Summer '07 term at N.C. State.

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