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Unformatted text preview: Roman Republic Founding of Rome The Roman Race The tale of Aeneas ( The Aeneid ) Historical evidence Founding of Rome The City (Kingdom) of Rome Romulus and Remus Historic Evidence Romulus hut Early Rome was an open city for all people Founding of the city of Rome Creative : Roman Mentality The Sabine Women (Jacques Louis David) Regal Period Oath of the Horatii (by Jacques Louis David) Compare to American War of Independence Strengths of the Roman model Aristotles Study of Governments explains why Ruler Stable Form Unstable Form Single person Monarchy Despot Small group Aristocracy Oligarchy Large group Polity (constitution) Democracy (Mob rule) Republic = combination of all three stable forms Republican Government Ruled by a senate and the people SPQR= Senate and the People of Rome Senate (patricians) People (plebs) Various councils Emergency provisions Military Organization Centuries 100 armed men Maniples3 Centuries Independent decisions (tribunes) Legionsgroups of Maniples Military Concepts Discipline Death for individual insubordination Decimation for cowardice...
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course MFG 201 taught by Professor Terry,r during the Spring '08 term at BYU.

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