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HIST 1520

Christopher Gebauer Ancient World History Study Guide Test 3 Part I: I. Cursus honorum A. Roman career path or ladder. Literally “the succesion of magistracies,” which were supposed to be held in certain order ending with the highest of honors, the censorship, attained by very few. II. Tribunes of the People A. the annually elected civilian officers of the plebs. They had the power of intercessio, that enabled them to veto the activities of virtually all magistrates and assemblies III. Imperator A. The bearer of imperium. More generally, a successful military commander. From the Flavian period the term imperator became a title of the emperor. IV. Imperium A. At Rome, supreme delegated authority in civic and military realms vested in certain magistrates, such as consuls and praetors V. Proconsul A. At the end of his year in office a consul might has his command continued with this title for a set period or given an assignment elsewhere VI. Freedman-woman A. Manumitted slave. In Rome, if the legal forms were followed the freeman received the citizenship and took the manumittor’s name. In Greece, the freedman became a free, legal alien or metic. VII. Dictator A. Temporary emergency magistrate at Rome. The customary principle of collegiality was set aside, but the term of office was for only six months. VIII.Centuriate Assembly A. Roman assembly of all citizens. They voted in 193 weighted units called centuries. It had elective, administrative, and judicial capacities Part II: I. Lucretia married to Collatinus was defiled and raped by Sextus Tarquinius. He was company and honored guest in Collatia, but was torn to rape Lucretia in her innocence. He attempted to force her to yield to his love with his sword, but she would not budge. This is when he devised a plan to make it look as if she was adulterous so she gave in to Sextus. He then sent for her husband and father along with their companions Valerius and Brutus. They were told the story by Lucretia and anger overwhelmed their grief, and together they agreed to take down the King in Rome, and that no other man would hold the position. Brutus took up as leader, he also held office in the Tribune of Knights. II. Tiberius was attempting to pass a land law for dividing the land, but had to remove Octavius from his tribunate is he wanted to bring his law to a vote. Octavius was removed, and the law passed. Tiberius created a new magistrate in a way, but was resented for is as well. III. Three Sovereign Elements of Rome are the consuls, who are Rome’s “supreme masters of the administration.” (333, Bailkey-Lim) The next is the Senate who control all of treasury. The last part is the most important part, and that is people. People are
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