People Ancient Rome

People Ancient Rome - Study Guide: Important People in...

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Study Guide: Important People in Rome- Ancient Rome → Monarchy → Tarquin “the Proud” → Tyrant → Horrible ruler → Sextus → Son of Tarquin → It’s said that he raped Lucretia so she stabbed herself in front of family → L. Junius Brutus → Led revolt that ended Etruscan rule and the monarchy in Rome → Late Republic → Tiberius Gracchus → Tr. Pl. 133 BC → Nobilitas → “Agrarian Law of 133 BC” → Take Roman public land → Divide into small farms for urban poor (Senators didn’t like) → Actions: → 1. Did not go to Senate for prior approval → Vetoed → 2. Recall election of other tr. pl. → 3. Law passed → 4. Money and set up “Asia” → Re-election bid → Senators arm themselves and attacks Tiberius Gracchus and followers → Sacrosanct but nothing happens → Identified as first of the populares → Gaius Gracchus → Sets up things for the urban poor → “Grain Law” → Government sell grain to poor at a lower price → Land in colonies → Building projects (jobs) → Roads, granaries → Helped equestrians by stopping governors from extortion → Proposed things for Italian allies but no Romans wanted it → Senate issued a Final Decree → Consuls do whatever it takes to protect Rome → Attacked Gaius and followers in temple → G. Marius → Gains prominence through military career → “New Man- consul 107 BC
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→ Re-elected to consulship 104, 103, 102, 101 BC
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This note 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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