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Roman Revolution (133-27 BC) Big theme: The beginning of the end started when Rome began conquering abroad “God morals, accordingly, were cultivated in the city and in the camp [during the Republic]. There as the greatest possible harmony, and the least possible greed. Justice and honesty prevailed among the citizens, not because it was…At first, the love of money, and then that of power, began to prevail, and these became, as it were, the sources of every evil…from being the most equitable and praiseworthy, became rapacious and insupportable.” Sallust Bellum Catalinae 10 Rome is referred to “the Senate and the people of Rome.” After the Punic Wars, the Senate is kind of in charge of everything. The Republic functions by the assembly nodding and heeding the Senate’s word. The Senate generally runs things very well. Senate grew divided Optimates – conservatives Populares – liberals *no political parties at Rome *Some people are popular leaders because they truly believe in changes at Rome, some are popular because they want the votes. Economic Crisis of the 2
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