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The Roman Republic I. Legacy of ancient Rome II. Origins a. Lack of written records; foundation story: Romulus and Remus b. Early developments: i. Seven hills; separate communities unite, Forum, public buildings, city walls (c.650 BC) c. “res publica” = “the public thing” III. Internal affairs a. Senate: auctoritas ; Consuls: imperium (2 consules) b. “Struggle of the Orders,” patricians, plebeians (plebs) c. Secession of the plebs; Tribune, Plebian Assembly d. Patron-client relations IV. Political Life a. Cursus honorum
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Unformatted text preview: ; key factors b. Novus homo ; Gloria , family pride, imago , triumph V. Italian expansion a. Unique style of conquest; inclusiveness b. Citizenship, colonia VI. The Punic Wars a. First Punic War (264-241 BC) i. Carthage, Sicily, corvus b. Second Punic War (218-202 BC) i. Hannibal, Cannae c. Third Punic War (149-146 BC) VII. Empire → Social changes a. Influx of slaves b. Urban problems: vets, displaced poor c. Citizen army and empire? d. Mounting tensions…...
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