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latin terms - 21/01/2008 05:58:00 Dictator- anything this...

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Unformatted text preview: 21/01/2008 05:58:00 Dictator- anything this person says becomes law, ultimate power princeps- first man, honorary title given to Augustus imperium- rule, the power to command maius- greater, superior pontifex maximus- great high priest of the roman state. Lifetime appointment pax-peace ara pacis- the altar of peace, placed out in the field of mars, where armies were gathered to prepare for war, augustus made it into a symbol of peace campus martius- field of mars= field where armies were marshaled to prepare for battle pater patriae- father of the fatherland, name for emperors res gestae et impensae- report of the father to his family, augustuss address to his people about what he had accomplished in his life tribunicia potestas- tribunician powers patria potestas- powers of the father, very substantial, Including: o emancipation-removal of power over children allows them to legally be free, must be done formally, in a court o manumission- pushing away, rather than releasing ones hold, used...
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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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