22 - fathers 12:32:00 ,.Positionof power,general o , ownson

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fathers 22/09/2008 12:32:00 The father was the living ancestor and his purpose in life was discipline Lucius manlius imperiosus, a really intense and awful man.  Position of  power, general?   o He treated all his enemies cruelly, and even seriously mistreated his  own son Utter obedience to the head of the family, no matter if it was deserved was  considered a virtue, and was rewarded o Senators call patricians (patres = fathers of the city) Augustus, was called Pater patriae, father of the country.  He was intensely  popular Patrician vs plebeian o Patricians were a closed caste of wealthy people, had to be born into  this class o Plebeians included everyone else o The struggle of the orders Shaped much of what Rome was They were struggling over control of Rome o Patricians Someone with good manners, education, arrogance, lots of  money In the beginning, under the monarchy, there was a council of  elders known as the senate, how advised the king, the elders  were known as patres (fathers) All  of them claimed to be from the same ancestors in  order to be more closely connected, became a clan Your name comes from your gens (gains) and your clan Everyone in a clan would have the same religion, gods,  etc. Patricians means sons of the father, position of honor,  descendent of the original elders
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2009 for the course CLA 218 taught by Professor Edwardj.champlin during the Spring '09 term at Princeton.

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22 - fathers 12:32:00 ,.Positionof power,general o , ownson

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