Hon 110 Notes 3 21 11 - Hon 110 Notes Gaius Julius Caesar...

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Hon 110 Notes 3/21/11 Gaius Julius Caesar Julius is his clan, tribe, family name He came from the Juli families Caesar is his last name Gaius (Kaius) was his name, first name Had daughter, name would be Julia 10 daughters, all be called Julia Marius Sulla 100 (20 years later in rome) This is time where murder is political tactic 400 years of Republic Now nothing working Marius comes in first – new man, not considered Roman aristocrat From provinces, first man to be elected as counsel from lower class Marius is a good general Rome needs a good general Really important, Marius removes property qualifications
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Loyalty shifting to commander and not to state Proposes land to veterans Senate rejects, Senate controls finances Sulla comes in later, 15 years later He gets command Senate is now doing special commands for special people Marius already retired, comes back and wants Sulla power Civil War Between Marius and Sulla, murdering Sulla comes back from command Marches with army and to Senate Bullies senate and forces them to do what Sulla wants Senate appoints Sulla as dictator Bad situation Chaos in the streets Starts proscription -committed treason put on list -Julius Caesar himself was on the list According to law, Sulla had to leave in 6 months Dictator rule
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(Packets) Cato Educates His Son Cato did not like the influence of Greeks Kick out Greeks Big proponent of Roman literatures (Latin) Censor- who had to be very fine moral character, after consel Put people in citizenship roles, also roles in Senate Taught that father was the teacher of his son – opposite of Greek style Importance of education and family in Rome Girls went to school to in Rome Cincinnatus Saves Rome: A Roman Morality Tale Rome was at war and needed dictator Chose upon Cincinnatus He was a farmer Wife brings on toga Great crows were not pleased by dictator because of fear of treachery However he saves Rome and goes back to his farms
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This is a tale and story of how Roman man should act Live frugally He does everything he is supposed to do Talk about how Rome was at one time
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2011 for the course HON 110 H taught by Professor Wintrol during the Spring '11 term at University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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