Essays Tagged: "consuls"

Comparison of ancient Rome and Greece

s of working government. There was the republic, which was made up of a senate, two assemblies, and consuls. They also had many forms of a dictatorship. The dictatorship was made of a dictator, who ha ...

(1 pages) 143 0 2.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Roman Society

ians controlled the government with a Senate, made up of 300 electedofficials. The senate chose two consuls to administer the laws of Rome. The onlypower that plebeians had in the government was with ... power that plebeians had in the government was with a popular assembly, whichapproved the choice of consuls. Plebeians could not hold public office or marry into apatrician family. During the time of ...

(4 pages) 180 0 3.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Was Rome stronger during the republic or the empire? A question answered by looking at the governments of both of these eras of one of the greatest societies on earth.

ty is having good leaders, and Rome's leaders were in their well-constructed government system. Two consuls headed up the government of the Republic. The consuls were the chief executive officers of t ... m of succession, which would be experienced later by the Romans in the Empire. The main jobs of the consuls were to administrate the government and head the Roman Army into battle. The possessed a thi ...

(4 pages) 175 1 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

United States of the 21st Century faced with the same dilemma and problems that the Roman Republic faced as it transformed due its strength, into an empire.

es of the earlier system, including the Senate and citizen assemblies. Two elected officials called consuls headed the government. The consuls shared power, but either consul could veto the actions of ... e conducted foreign policy, passed decrees, and handled the government's finances. Senators, unlike consuls, served for life. At first, all senators were patricians. Patricians were members of Rome's ...

(5 pages) 89 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

This essay is a detaild account of the battel of canne i wich the romans where defeated by hanable and his men. By fredy1602

nity of the village Cannae,(2) situated near the mouth of the river, and opposite the troops of the consuls Gaius Terentius Varroransferred and Lucius Aemilius Paulus.The Opposing ForcesRome put a mas ... esRome put a massive infantry force into the field against Hannibal. The combined forces of the two consuls totalled had 55,000 heavily armed men, 8,000 lightly armed men, 6,000 mounted men - involved ...

(12 pages) 35 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Battle of the Allia River

of Rome and 365th year of the city, Rome was being ruled by Military Tribunes, who had the power of consuls, called Consular Tribunes. There were 6 of these military powers, 3 from the Fabii Clan. Thi ... their immense popularity. Their popularity soon became so great that the envoys became the Tribunal Consuls. There names from there on became famous. Kaeso Fabius Ambustus, Quintus Fabius Ambustus, an ...

(2 pages) 27 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Rome: Republic to Empire

Romans, who had been previously ruled by a monarchy, replaced the king with two magistrates, called consuls, with imperial authority (Oliphant 125). This resulted in "a new aristocracy composed of pat ...

(4 pages) 193 2 3.6 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Essay: What type of Government and Environment did the ancient romans have?

the most important roman citizen. The first emperor, Augustus, called himself "First among equals". Consuls and senators were next in important citizens. They were very rich and powerful. The two top ... tors were next in important citizens. They were very rich and powerful. The two top senators became consuls. Usually the consuls, senators and the emperor met. After consuls and senators came the knig ...

(1 pages) 49 1 2.8 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Roman Republic - What it consisted of, and how it was formed.

d to many changes that influenced the people and life as it were.In the roman republic there were 2 consuls who acted as chief generals/commanders as well as law enforcers, and were elected for one ye ... were 2 Censors who would set taxes, and were responsible for the separating of classes. Censors and Consuls were chosen by an assembly called: Comitia Centriata, which was like the general assembly of ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

This is a paper on Boethius and his contribution to Philosophy

government affairs and was well educated. Boethius became a consul in 510 A.D. and his sons become consuls in 522 A.D. (Britannica 2006). The same year that his sons became consuls he accepted the po ...

(9 pages) 27 0 5.0 May/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Government Of Rome

established the republic.To take the place of the monarchy, the Romans set up a system in which two consuls were elected for a one year term. During their term in office, the consuls had absolute powe ... ings, to bring proposals before them, and to carry out the decrees of the popular majority. The two consuls alternated in office each month during times of peace. During times of war, they alternated ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

WHY ROME WAS SO GREAT

for a new kind of government. For years, the government had been a senate of three hundred and two consuls, one for financial and similar stuff, and the other for military. A military consul named Ju ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Rome

republic. The rulers were chosen by the people themselves in an election, which is a democracy. The consuls and the Senate did the most important jobs. The two consuls led the country and the army. Th ... uls led the country and the army. There were as many as six hundred senators who gave advice to the consuls and they had a lot of power. Roman music, like today, was played at many different ki ...

(3 pages) 371 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Untitled

, a rich aristocrat, was restrained in Italy. (White 14) Pompey and Crassus ran for the position of consulship, and since it was a position held by two men they both won. Even though Pompey at this ti ... they both won. Even though Pompey at this time was ineligible Julius Caesar helped him win. The two consuls were now Pompey and Crassus. (White 15) Caesar was elected quaestor and then in sixty five B ...

(5 pages) 311 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Roman Imperialism In The Late Republic

n E. Badian's book, Roman Imperialism in the Late Republic, he discusses the actions of the Senate, consuls, Caesars, and other officials. The actions of many of these high ranking people are surprisi ... tor's would loss power. The problem was that the Senate had no control of the military of Rome. The consuls had full control of them and only had to agree with each other to take action. This was pred ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Napoleon Buonaparte, who was quite possibly the greatest military commander

ed Napoleon to Paris to create a new constitution for Paris. The constitution was made up of three consuls, and, of course, must have a First Consul. The First Consul was taken up by Napoleon, which ...

(4 pages) 420 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Marbury v Madison

ion to the Supreme Court, except from “cases affecting ambassadors, other public ministers and consuls, and those in which a state shall be a party.”(b)The Judiciary Act of 1789 which author ...

(3 pages) 411 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

is livy an accurate historian?

3.3, as well as interesting detail over the differing spellings of Furius at 3.5. The names of the consuls for each year are almost always stated with confidence, and the chronological structure of t ...

(9 pages) 2 0 0.0 Apr/2012

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Latin Language & Literature