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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Gordian III
Following the murder of emperor Alexander Severus in Moguntiacum (modern Mainz), the capital of the Roman province Germania Inferior, Maximinus Thrax was acclaimed emperor, despite strong opposition of the Roman senate and the majority of the population.
Meanwhile, Maximinus was on the verge of marching on Rome and the Senate elected Pupienus and Balbinus as joint emperors.
Flavius Claudius Iulianus (331–June 26, 363), was a Roman Emperor (361–363) of the Constantinian dynasty.
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  CalendarHome.com - Roman Senate - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It was the Senate that authorized the city's chief magistrates, the consuls, to nominate a dictator in a state of emergency.
Sons of senators and other non-senatorial members of senatorial families continued to be classified as equestrians and were entitled to wear tunics with narrow purple stripes 7.5 centimeters wide as a reminder of their senatorial origins.
The seat of the Senate of the comune di Roma is the Palazzo Senatorio on the Campidoglio.
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  Roman Senate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Roman Senate (Latin, Senatus) was a deliberative body which was important in the government of both the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire.
The sum total of the Roman population was divided into two classes, the Senate and the Roman People (as seen in the famous abbreviation SPQR); the Roman People consisted of all Roman citizens who were not members of the Senate, such as the plebeians and proletarians.
The Senate survived the end of the Empire in the West, and its last recorded acts were the dispatch of two embassies to the Imperial court of Tiberius II Constantine at Constantinople in CE 578 and 580.
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 Roman Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Roman Empire is also used as translation of the expression Imperium Romanum, probably the best known Latin expression where the word imperium is used in the meaning of a territory, the "Roman Empire", as that part of the world under Roman rule.
Roman titles of power were adopted by most of the successor states and later entities with imperial pretensions, including the Frankish kingdom, the Holy Roman Empire, the Bulgarian Empires, the Russian/Kiev dynasties, and the German Empire.
The Western Roman Empire was divided among the eldest son Constantine II and the youngest son Constans.
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 Roman Senate Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Roman Senate (Lat., Senatus) was a deliberative body which was important in the functioning of both the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire.
All senators were entitled to wear a senatorial ring (originally made of iron, but later gold; old patrician families like the Iulii Caesares continued to wear iron rings to the end of the Republic) and a tunica clava, a white tunic with a broad purple stripe five inches wide (latus clavus) on the right shoulder.
The Senate survived the end of the Empire, and its last recorded acts were the dispatch of two embassies to the Imperial Court at Constantinople in AD 578 and 580.
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 Roman Senate
The Roman Senate (Lat., Senatus) was a deliberative body which was important in the government of both the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire.
The sum total of the Roman population was divided into two classes, the Senate and the Roman People (as seen in the famous abbreviation SPQR, or Senatus Populusque Romanus); the Roman People consisted of all Roman citizens who were not members of the Senate, such as the plebeians and proletarians.
The Senate survived the end of the Empire, and its last recorded acts were the dispatch of two embassies to the Imperial Court at Constantinople in AD 578 and 580.
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 Roman senate - Encyclopedia.com
The senatorial conduct of Roman affairs was fairly successful until c.130 BC After that the senate's provincial administration of the huge empire was increasingly inefficient and graft-ridden.
However, the authority of the senate was not called into question until the growth of party-class division that developed with the agitation of the Gracchi.
Christ crucified and the inversion of Roman imperial ideology in 1 Corinthians.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Roman Senate
The Roman Senate (Latin: Senatus) was the main governing council of both the Roman Republic, which started in 509 BC, and the Roman Empire.
Although the West Roman Empire ended in the 5th century (in 476), the Roman Senate continued to meet until the latter part of the 6th century.
The senate was one of the three branches of government in the constitution of the Roman Republic.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Roman Senate
Sons of senators and other non-senatorial members of senatorial families continued to be classified as equestrians, who were entitled to wear tunics with narrow purple stripes three inch (75 mm) wide as a reminder of their senatorial origins).
The Senate survived the end of the Empire in the West, and its last recorded acts were the dispatch of two embassies to the Imperial court of Tiberius II Constantine at Constantinople in AD 578 and 580.
Senate, cursus honorum, Byzantine Senate, consul, praetor, censor, tribune, aedile, quaestor, Pontifex Maximus, princeps senatus, interrex, procurator, Roman dictator, master of the horse
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 Roman Senate - an introduction - Citizendium
It was the Senate that authorized the city's chief magistrates, the consuls, to nominate a dictator for a set period of time in a state of emergency.
Sons of senators and other non-senatorial members of senatorial families continued to be classified as equestrians and were entitled to wear tunics with narrow purple stripes 7.5 centimeters wide as a reminder of their senatorial origins.
The seat of the Senate of the comune di Roma is the Palazzo Senatorio on the Campidoglio.
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 Roman Senate at AllExperts
It was the Senate that authorised the city's chief magistrates, the consuls, to nominate a dictator in a state of emergency.
Sons of senators and other non-senatorial members of senatorial families continued to be classified as equestrians and were entitled to wear tunics with narrow purple stripes 7.5 cm wide as a reminder of their senatorial origins.
The Senate survived the end of the Empire in the West, and its last recorded acts were the dispatch of two embassies to the Imperial court of Tiberius II Constantine at Constantinople in 578 and 580.
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 Roman Empire - MSN Encarta
Roman imperialism introduced extremes of wealth and poverty that sharpened social and economic conflict within the Roman state.
Some Romans complained that the loss of liberty was too great a price to pay for peace, but most recognized that under the so-called liberty of the Roman Republic, a few hundred men had divided the spoils of empire while the workers and the provincials suffered.
The Senate was not an elected body; it drew its membership from the Roman aristocratic classes, primarily former magistrates who had served in important administrative posts.
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 Roman Senate information - Search.com
The Roman Senate (Latin, Senatus) was a deliberative body which was important in the government of both the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire.
The sum total of the Roman population was divided into two classes, the Senate and the Roman People (as seen in the famous abbreviation SPQR); the Roman People consisted of all Roman citizens who were not members of the Senate, such as the plebeians and proletarians.
The Senate survived the end of the Empire in the West, and its last recorded acts were the dispatch of two embassies to the Imperial court of Tiberius II Constantine at Constantinople in 578 and 580.
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 Ancient Roman Law - Crystalinks
Senators and equestrians whom the emperor appointed as governors, generals, and prefects held substantial power in the provinces, although provincial administration was initially restricted to issues of taxation and law and order.
The Romans never had a written constitution, but their form of their government, especially from the time of the passage of the lex Hortensia (287 B.C.), roughly parallels the modern American division of executive, legislative, and judicial branches, although the senate doesn't neatly fit any of these categories.
The Roman Senate survived even after the fall of the Roman Empire in the West when Rome had sunk to the status of a medium sized Italian city.
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 Roman Senate House - History for Kids!
When Julius Caesar's Senate building was destroyed by a fire in the late 200's AD, the emperor Diocletian had a new Senate house built in the latest architectural style.
The Senate house Diocletian had built is all made of brick, although when it was new it would have had a coating of marble and stucco all over it.
The Senate house is still in pretty good shape today, with a roof on it, because, like the Pantheon, the emperor Phocas gave it to the Popes to turn into a Christian church in the early 600's AD and the Popes took good care of it.
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 Welcome to the Alabama State Legislature
Thus, the Alabama Senate is precisely one-third the size of the House of Representatives, and each Senator represents a district of approximately 125,000 Alabamians.
Under Article IV, Section 47, of the Constitution, Senators must be at least 25 years of age at the time of their election, must be citizens and residents of the State of Alabama for at least 3 years, and residents of their district at least one year, prior to election.
Senators, like members of the House of Representatives, are elected for four-year terms, and take office at midnight of the day of their election.
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 Roman Empire 1 - Crystalinks
The Romans and their empire gave cultural and political shape to the subsequent history of Europe from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance to the present day.
Some Romans complained that the loss of liberty was too great a price to pay for peace, but most recognized that under the so-called liberty of the Roman Republic, a few hundred men had divided the spoils of empire while the workers and the provincials suffered.
The Senate was not an elected body; it drew its membership from the Roman aristocratic classes, primarily former magistrates who had served in important administrative posts.
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 Roman Senate and the State
The Senate existed throughout all the periods of ancient Rome: Kingdom-Republic-Empire, although the power it wielded clearly shifted and at times was purely nominal rather than actual.
The Senate house was divided into two halves with the seats on one side or the other reserved for those for or against the particular issue being discussed.
Throughout this long period the real powers of the Senate were in fact decreasing so that by the end of the empire it was little more than a local council.
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 senate, Roman. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
However, the authority of the senate was not called into question until the growth of party-class division that developed with the agitation of the Gracchi.
The optimates tried to foster the idea that they represented constitutionalism versus subversion, but after Sulla, who combined the bloodiest illegality with the strictest defense of the senate (which he raised to 600 members), such a claim by optimates was hypocritical and cynical.
The ruin of the optimates and the senate was accomplished in the proscription of 43
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 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Roman senate
The Roman Senate was a deliberative body which was important in the functioning of both the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire.
The Senate continued its existence under the Roman Empire, although it lost its legislative powers before the end of the first century AD.
It survived the end of the Empire, and its last recorded acts were the dispatch of two embassies to the Imperial Court at Constantinople in AD 578 and 580.
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 Roman Republic: Roman Senate
In the Roman Republic leadership was divided between the Senate and the Assembles.
Roman Republic had a civilian military that was lead initially by the Consuls.
It was after this revolt, that the senate handed power to two consuls, although at first they were called praetors (a title which later should come to be the name of a different office of the republic).
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 The Roman Senate
The Senate lived on for a while after the fall of the Republic, technically maintaining its old powers, but the Emperor had the support of the military, and the Senate's powers were ultimately doomed.
As soon as the Senate bowed to the Emperor Augustus, it was a downhill trend.
The Senate was one of the few remaining Republican political institutions that survived into the Empire.
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 WowEssays.com - The Functions And History Of The Roman Senate
The Senate represented the aristocratic and elitist element of Roman government and was a collection of patrician citizens (the patrician/plebian conflict will be described in more depth later) who served as the legislative branch of the government as well as an advisory body.
In fact, a main activity of the Senate was the debate of issues and many of the early senators were great orators and we have their words preserved for us today by contemporary historians.
From this point on, the corruption of the Senate was obvious and the respect of the Senate by the citizens severely declined.
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