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Summary: Rome, Eternal Empire

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  • 5.1 Rome, eternal empire

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  • Can you explain, why the Roman Empire started in Rome?

    1. Rome is situated at the crossing of the river Tiber. A lot of roads come here together. For example: The trade routes from the Greek colonies in Southern Italy and Etrurië
    2. Rome had salt, which was rare and very precious in those days (sal -> salary)
  • What was the main source of income in Rome?

    Agriculture, especially live stock. Rome was depending on import for grains (=most important food in those days)
  • Who ruled Rome?

    The Etruscan kings (from 620 BC on till 509 BC)
  • Who was the last Etruscan king of Rome and until when did he reign? What happened to him?

    Tarquinius Superbus 509 BC
    He was removed him from power because he was arrogant and cruel.
  • What happened after Superbus was removed from power?

    They decided they never wanted to entrust all the power in one person ever again. 
    AND
    The didn't want the power inherited from father to son.
    As a result, Rome became a republic.
  • 5.2 Gain support, gain power

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  • When was Rome a republic?

    From 509-27 BC
  • Could you become a citizen later in life?

    Yes, slaves could earn their freedom and become citizen
  • How was the republic of Rome organized?

    Rome was ruled by 2 elected consuls (veto). 
    Only patricians could become senator or consul
    Rome was an aristocracy
  • How was the power in the Roman republic divided?

    1. Two consuls
    2. An even number of men were elected as magistrates
    3. First 300 senators in total, later 600 in total
  • Who were the two consuls?

    The 2 consuls governed the city. (veto)
    Only patricians could become senator or consul
    Only elected for 1 year
    Had to agree with each other to make a decision
    After one year they retired to the senate
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