This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.
This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: o Increasing disparity between rich and poor o Increasing class conflict and internal hostilities o Loss of faith in / respect for/ the Senate 7. 1 st century B.C. the struggle for power within Rome o Consuls: Pompey & Julius (50s B.C.) o Julius Caesar (Caesar = title, not name; = czar, kaiser) crossing the Rubicon assassinated after 5 yrs o Civil war: Octavian vs Senators (Brutus) o Octavian =Augustus (Augustus = title = supreme) 31 B.C.- o bread and circuses o ruled for 45 yrs 8. Augustuss policies o Patriotism (serve in the army) o Piety (official religion, deified emperor) o Family (marry & have sons for army)...
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 07/26/2009 for the course MMW 654321 taught by Professor Smarr during the Spring '09 term at UCSD.
- Spring '09