What were the 4 levels of Roman society?


  • Patricians and plebeians. 1.1 Patrician. 1.2 Plebeians.
  • Property-based classes.
  • Gender-based classes. 3.1 Pater Familias. 3.2 Women.
  • Slavery and freed men. 4.1 Slaves. 4.2 Freed men.
  • Non-Roman citizens.

How did imperium differ from Auctoritas?

While auctoritas was tied to many different aspects and imperium was a formidable and sometimes dangerous authority, potestas was the legal authority of a political office. Out of the various types of authority in ancient Rome, this was perhaps the most straightforward because it was defined in the law itself.

What kind of gladiator was Spartacus?

Spartacus was a Thracian gladiator who led a slave revolt with an army numbering in the tens of thousands. He defeated Roman forces over half a dozen times, marching his people up and down the Italian peninsula until he was killed in battle in April 71 B.C.

What is Imperium Romanum?

Imperium Romanum is an update to the classic game of the Roman Empire by Al Nofi. The rules cover the intricacies of the political, economic, and military conflicts of the Roman world from the first century BC to its fall nearly 700 years later. The game includes over 40 scenarios, with six new scenarios and three introductory scenarios.

What happened to the Roman Empire between 1204 and 1261?

^ Between 1204 and 1261 there was an interregnum when the empire was divided into the Empire of Nicaea, the Empire of Trebizond and the Despotate of Epirus – all contenders for rule of the empire. The Empire of Nicaea is considered the legitimate continuation of the Roman Empire because it managed to re-take Constantinople.

Who defeated Mark Antony in the Battle of Actium?

Civil wars and proscriptions continued, eventually culminating in the victory of Octavian, Caesar’s adopted son, over Mark Antony and Cleopatra at the Battle of Actium in 31 BC.