{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

With these powers Augustus undertook to reorganize the civil and military administration

With these powers Augustus undertook to reorganize the civil and military administration

Info icon This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
With these powers Augustus undertook to reorganize the civil and military administration. Along  with cutting down the size of the Senate, processes of admittance were regulated to require  certain financial worth, a military career, as well as attestations to a candidate's good character.  The class of  equites  was also reorganized. Though previously excluded from government service,  this was now changed. Under Augustus, when an equestrian finished his military service, he  could now enter government as a procurator, which was a financial agent of the Princeps, present  in all Augustinian provinces, as well in the senatorial regions containing Augustus' financial  interests. Those  equites  who distinguished themselves would retain the position for years,  providing a career civil service. The best  equites - procurators could rise higher, either to govern 
Image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.
  • Fall '08
  • Murphy
  • civil service., certain financial worth, military financial elites, best equites­ procurators, long­term administrative careers

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern