Marcius Furius Camillus

Marcius Furius Camillus - M arcius Furius Camillus ca 446...

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Marcius Furius Camillus ca. 446 – 365 BCE “The Second Founder of Rome” After ten years of war with Veii, finally leads Rome to defeat Camillus celebrates triumph Lavish parade, set triumphal route o Bound prisoners led through city o Rome didn’t have prison system – awaited trial or often killed Triumphator would be dressed on gold and purple as a king, face painted red (look like Jupiter) o Slave whispered behind, “Remember you must die” o Divinized yet subject of ridicule (carnivalesque) Elite competition Major issue in the Republic o Some citizens want to stand out within the Republican network while respecting limits o Office hold was essential (counsel – great prominence) Agitation to move all of Rome to Veil (besides just the Plebeians) Camillus had promised Apollo one tenth of the spoils to his temple Roman Religion Polytheistic Public/civic and private Italian, Etruscan and Greek influence Priesthoods were offices
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