Rome - Lecture 7 Review of Past Concepts Roman Republic Roman Empire Purpose of Class • Two primary aims of class – Enhance your creativity •

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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 7 Review of Past Concepts Roman Republic Roman Empire Purpose of Class • Two primary aims of class – Enhance your creativity • Creativity project • Exam take home question – Enhance your understanding and appreciation of ancient cultures • Quizzes • Readings • Lecture • Exam • Project Study Suggestions • Concept Mapping • http://ctl.byu.edu/showArchivePage.php?&pageUID=Ozj9rRBWOcSa • Group Genuis – http://ascc.artsci.wustl.edu/~ksawyer/groupgenius / • Study Groups – http://lastwagon.byu.edu/2learning.php What have you learned about learning? • Turn to a neighbor, share with them something you’ve learned about how to learn better What have you learned about creativity? • Turn to a neighbor, share with them something you’ve learned about how to be more creative 3 Periods of Roman History • Roman Kingdom (Regal Period): 763 BC – 509 BC • Roman Republic: 508 BC – 27 BC • Roman Empire 27 BC – AD 1453 Roman Republic Founding of Rome – The Roman Race • The tale of Aeneas ( The Aeneid ) Founding of Rome – The Roman Race • The tale of Aeneas ( The Aeneid Founding of the city of Rome Creative : Roman Mentality • The Sabine Women (Jacques Louis David) Brain Rules • REPEAT TO REMEMBER: http://www.brainrules.net/short-term-memory?scene Regal Period • Horatio at the bridge • Oath of the Horatii by Jacques Louis David Problems with Monarchy • Chief Executive – served as the head of government with the power to enforce the laws, managed all state owned property, disposed of conquered territory, and oversaw all public works • Commander in Chief – commander of the Roman military with the sole power to levy and organize the legions , to appoint military leaders, and to conduct war • Head of State – served as the chief representative of Rome in its relations with foreign powers and received all foreign ambassadors • Chief Priest – served as official representative of Rome and its people before the gods with the power of general administrative control over Roman religion • Chief Legislator – formulated and proposed legislative proposals as he deemed necessary • Chief Judge – adjudicated all civil and criminal cases – Share with the group! Building a Republic • Overthrow of Monarchy • A constitution • Branches of government for checks and balances • Republican values • (eventually decline of the republic supplanted by empire as ambitious men sought for greater power causing civil war) Building an Empire on Roman Values • Piety • Bravery • Discipline • Frugality • Not greedy • Righteous wars • Never quit Republican Values • Cicero (106-43 BC) – Optimate "There is not a moment without a duty.“ "In a republic this rule ought to be observed: that the majority should not have the predominant power." – Cicero, 106-43 BC Republican Values " The national budget must be balanced. The national budget must be balanced....
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Rome - Lecture 7 Review of Past Concepts Roman Republic Roman Empire Purpose of Class • Two primary aims of class – Enhance your creativity •

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