Rome and the Conquest of Central Italy

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Rome and the Conquest of Central Italy Rome despised kings after the fall of the monarchy- for foreigners, not for Romans Republican System Powers of old kings were split up among magistrates- two consuls- power to lead armies, but were only military leaders outside Rome religious duties were split up among priests Rex Sacroroum was the king of sacred duties- barred from having a political life- made sacrifices in Regia Senate- advisors- did not have power to pass laws- could only make recommendations power rested with popular assemblies- all male citizens of city- elected magistrate, pass laws dictator- elected in times of emergency- supreme leader for 6 months- has all the old powers of the king- power to lead army, execute citizens, punish people- Caesar would try to take advantage of this to become dictator for life Rome and the Latins Rome had dominance over Latin towns during regal period- revolt of Latin towns common identity- shared same language, certain religious practices Jupiter Latiaris- Jupiter of the Latins- Mount Alba Latin Rights- couldn't do this in Greece conubium- right of Latins to intermarry- children would be legitimate citizens commercium- Latins could make contracts with other Latins, didn't matter from what city- could own property in other Latin towns ius migrationis- right of migration- could become citizen of another Latin town by moving there
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course HIST 1010 taught by Professor Notarian during the Fall '11 term at Tulane.

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