22_balance_of_power_2(1)

22_balance_of_power_2(1) - Senate : advisory, judicial,...

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Unformatted text preview: Senate : advisory, judicial, administrative, legislative Equites: procuratores (fiscal agents) and praefecti (commissioners) Poor: tribunicia potestas: grain dole; games/entertainment safer, healthier, micromanaged city Mouth of Cloaca Maxima, Greatest Sewer Suetonius, Augustus, 45: Whenever Augustus was present, he gave his entire attention to the performance, either to avoid the censure to which he realized that his father Caesar had been generally exposed, because he spent his time in reading or answering letters and petitions; or from his interest and pleasure in the spectacle, which he never denied but often frankly confessed. He was especially given to watching boxers , particularly those of Latin birth, not merely such as were recognized and classed as professionals , whom he was accustomed to match even with Greeks, but the common untrained people that fought roughly and without skill in the narrow streets. aqueducts: repaired 4, added 3 7 BC : city divided into 14 regiones and 256 vici , each with own magistrates, urban cohorts, fire service 6 AD : Augustus funds a new MILITARY TREASURY with 170 million sesterces new taxes! 5% manumission, 5% inheritance over 100,000 sesterces 1% auction Senate : advisory, judicial, administrative, legislative Equites: procuratores (fiscal agents) and praefecti (commissioners) Poor: tribunicia potestas: grain dole; games/entertainment...
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