Caesar - 1st c B.C End of Roman Conquest-not ventured...

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1 st c B.C End of Roman Conquest-not ventured beyond that-havent gone inland 150B.C-internal unrest System of power distribution was starting to break down due to expansion (too far away)- only had polling centers in Rome-these far away colonies weren’t happy because they weren’t getting enough representation Soldiers want more power and representation-look up to their generals like Pompey Roman army starts breaking down into parts that fight each other-period of large generals who end up leading these armies against each other Real power struggle in the battlefield-civil war Julius Caesar and Augustus Title Forum Romanum 4th c BC Title Bust of Pompey the Great Acquires a lot of fame because he is able to eradicate piracy in the Mediterranean-popular amongst the whole empire-comes back with a lot of loot Starts fashioning himself as something more than a servant of Rome-takes on this title of Great Use this money to create monuments in the city that extol their popularity Creator Pompey the Great Title Theater of Pompey the Great Date Dedicated 57 Created by Pompey-creates a temple of Venus(the victorious) and associates it with a theatre-first stone theatre built in Rome-believed that he was a greater than the rest-was a crime in Rome. Important for the late republic-portico-creates open public space Essentially becomes a military dictatorship
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Creator Pompey the Great Title Theatre of Pompey Date Dedicated 54 B.C. Imposing structure-marks this break in tradition
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This note was uploaded on 08/08/2008 for the course CLAR 245 taught by Professor Terrenato during the Spring '07 term at UNC.

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