Flashcards in Part 1: THE EARLY YEARS Deck (9)
The patricians were the nobleman or aristocratic class of ancient Rome.
The Populares (meaning “favoring the people”) were leaders in the late Roman Republic who relied on the people’s assemblies and tribunate for political power.
Lucius Cornelius Sulla Felix (c. 138-78 BC) was a Roman general and statesman.
In ancient Rome, a dictator was a leader with complete authority who was appointed in times of emergency.
a measure of gold or silver
an ancient Roman official concerned chiefly with financial administration
This was one year after his first wife, Cornelia, died.
an ancient Roman civil officer ranked below a consul that deals chiefly with judicial issues