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Still a lot of arable land for farming

Largest population was there

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Paterfamilias

Oldest living male in family had complete authority

3

Most of times populstione were small independent farmers

Go

4

Central location help a lot

To tomes success

5

Women

-treated like children in the eyes of the govt
- filled parents then husband
-no power couldn't have land or property

6

Rimes basic unit of society was

Family

7

Men who owned a specific amount of land would have to

Serve in the military

8

Why wa it easy for invaders to take over land?

Because farmers were away on military leave

9

So when farmers would return they would have no land because they got took over and lived in poverty

The last of farmer meant the lack of farmers who owed the requirement to join the military

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Octavian

-Refashioned Roman system of government
-also know as Augustus
- best known to posterity
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Period following the Roman republic is the...

Roman principate

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Most of the land was

Hilly