Roman Republic


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Noun1.Roman Republic - the ancient Roman state from 509 BC until Augustus assumed power in 27 BCRoman Republic - the ancient Roman state from 509 BC until Augustus assumed power in 27 BC; was governed by an elected Senate but dissatisfaction with the Senate led to civil wars that culminated in a brief dictatorship by Julius Caesar
Europe - the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
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The institution of Senatorial Privilege enabled the Roman Republic to conquer the world.
In the Roman Republic, the Ides of March were equivalent to our March 15 and acted as a deadline for settling debts in ancient times.
In a historiographical interpretation of the crisis of the late Roman Republic as reflected in the testimony of one of the protagonists, Westall seeks to establish not only the value of Julius Caesar's Civil War (De bello civili) for the socioeconomic history of the Mediterranean Sea under Roman rule, but also the ways in which the historical record was perverted and falsehood disseminated.
The Roman Republic was decaying long before Julius Caesar marched on the city in 49 B.
The three-act ballet based on the book by Rafaello Giovagnoli describes events from ancient history when a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic took place.
They were built to be the architectural and sculptural backdrop to moral sensibilities suitable to the severe Roman republic.
This monograph provides the most accessible (and indeed essentially the only) Anglophone volume available on the de facto personal army of the leaders of the Roman principate and dominate, the emperors of a transformed Roman Republic.
1988), The Fall of the Roman Republic and Related Essays.
That said, he devotes whole chapters to Athenian Democracy, the Roman Republic, medieval Europe, and revolutionary France.
Coroner Sean McGovern explained four coins were Roman republic, dated to between 128BC and 42BC, and one was Roman imperial, dated to between AD 50 and 51.
A gifted orator, statesman, and philosopher, Cicero was a contemporary of such luminaries as Julius Caesar, Pompey, Crassus, marc Antony, and Octavian during the final years of the Roman Republic and witness to the events that were to give rise to the Roman Empire.
The Roman Republic came to an end after the Battle of Actium in 31 BCE.