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  Servius Tullius - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Servius Tullius was the sixth legendary king of ancient Rome, and the second king of the Etruscan dynasty.
Servius, it seems, had been a warrior rather than a slave, as slaves are not trained in the arts of war or diplomacy, unless they are to enter some special corps, such as the Turkish Janissaries.
Servius Tullius is often accused in retrospect of being a militarist on the grounds that he organized society along military lines.
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 Servius Tullius - Wikipedia
Servius Tullius was volgens de Romeinse overlevering de zesde koning van Rome (578 - 534 v.
De overlevering vertelt dat Servius - volgens Titus Livius was hij een telg uit een door de Romeinen overwonnen koningsgeslacht, andere auteurs houden hem voor de zoon van een huisslavin - als kind werd opgevoed in het paleis van Tarquinius Priscus en Tanaquil.
Servius Tullius zou de eerste stadsmuur van Rome, begonnen onder zijn voorganger, hebben voltooid: een deel daarvan is nog te zien naast het spoorwegstation Roma Termini).
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 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 1183 (v. 3)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
TULLIUS FLAVIANUS, a commander of a troop of cavalry under Petilius Cerialia, was taken prisoner by the Vitellian troops in the battle in the suburbs of Rome, a.
TULLIUS RUFUS, a man of quaestorian rank, belonged to the Pompeian army, and was slain at the battle of Thapsus, b.
Servius forthwith began to act as king, greatly to the satis­faction of the people ; and when the death of Tar­quinius could no longer be concealed, he was already in firm possession of the royal power.
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 Servius Tullius: Not Etruscans, not Latins but Romans
Servius was the son of Ocrisia, native of the Latin city of Corniculum, probably Monte dell'Incastro, little east of Rome.
Mastarna for the Etruscans, Servius Tullius for the Romans
Servius Tullius divided the Roman population according to the territory, independently from ethnic or birth criteria.
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 Servius Tullius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Servius Tullius reigned from 579 to 534 B.C. He succeeded Tarquinius Priscus and was his protégé.
Servius Tullius is the great reformer who superimposed on the three tribes and thirty curuae of the Romulean order a new division of the citizens into five classes according to wealth.
So, Servius Tullius supposedly put Rome in the hands of the wealthy and rich, seeing as how the lower of classes you were the less centurias you had, therefore the less votes you had.
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 SERVIUS TULLIUS - LoveToKnow Article on SERVIUS TULLIUS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The legend of Servius presents certain similarities to that of the founder of Rome.
His miraculous birth, commemorated by Servius himself in the festival established by him in honor of the Lares, recalls that of Romulus.
The treaty with the Latins is mentioned by Dionysius of Halicarnassus alone, who had not seen it himself; indeed, it is doubtful whether it was then in existence, and in any case, considering the changes which the language had undergone, it would have been unintelligible.
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 Biographies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Servius married a daughter of Lucius Tarquinius Priscus and succeeded the latter to the throne after he was assassinated.
Servius is credited for instituting the world's first census, which divided the population into five classes according to wealth.
His son-in-law, Tarquinius Superbus, is said to have headed the patrician conspiracy against Servius Tullius, and his daughter, Tulia, is said to have driven her chariot over the dead body of her father in the street now known as “Vicus Sceleratus,” or Street of Infamy.
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 Lucretia 2, Greek Mythology Link.
Tarquinius Priscus was succeeded by Servius Tullius, said to be the son of Hephaestus and Ocresia.
They say that when Servius Tullius was murdered, his daughter Tullia drove her carriage over his corpse, carrying away some of her murdered father's blood to offer to her PENATES, which are the household gods of the Romans, taken to Italy from Troy by Aeneas.
Ancus Marcius, Arruns 2, Demaratus, Egerius, Hephaestus, Lucius Junius Brutus, Lucretia 2, Numa 3, Ocresia, Pompilia, Romulus, Servius Tullius, Sextus Tarquinius, Tarquinius Collatinus, Tarquinius Priscus, Tarquinius Superbus, Tricipitinus, Tullia, Tullus Hostilius.
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 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 976 (v. 3)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
But the sons of Marcius did not se­cure the reward of their crime, for Servius Tullius, with the assistance of Tanaquil, succeeded to the vacant throne.
One of his daughters was mar­ried to Servius Tullius, and the other to M. Brutus, by whom she became the mother of the celebrated L. Brutus, the first consul at Rome.
One of the first acts of his reign was to abolish all the privileges which had been conferred upon the plebeians by Servius, since the patricians had assisted him in obtaining the kingdom.
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 The History of Etruria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The defeat of Tarquinius Priscus by Servius Tullius was probably the result of conflict between the interests of two or three Etruscan cities, probably Tarquinia, Vulci and Veii.
Servius Tullus raised a levy of troops who needed only supply their own armor and weapons and organized them into phalanxes like those of the Greek Hoplites.
According to Livy, Servius Tullius was eventually killed by his daughter and her husband, who was to become the final king, Lucius Tarquinius Superbus (Tarquin the Proud).
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 Tales of Rome
Servius Tullius was the son-in-law of Lucius Tarquinius Priscus, and was the sixth king of Rome (578-534 BC).
Servius ruled for 44 years before he was assassinated by his own daughter Tullia and his son-in-law, Lucius Tarquinius Superbus.
Tarquin was married to Tullia, the daughter of Servius Tullius.
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 Excerpts from Livius
When Tarquin had been about thirty-eight years on the throne Servius Tullius was held in by far the highest esteem of any one, not only with the king but also with the patricians and the commons.
Servius introduced a graduation; so that whilst no one was ostensibly deprived of his vote, all the voting power was in the hands of the principal men of the State.
Servius Tullius reigned forty-four years, and even a wise and good successor would have found it difficult to fill the throne as he had done.
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 Lucius Tarquinius Priscus - Wikipedia
Toen Tarquinius bekend maakte dat hij zijn adoptiefzoon Servius Tullius als zijn opvolger had aangeduid, in het nadeel van zijn eigen zonen, werd hij vermoord door de afgunstige zonen van Ancus Martius, die een tweede maal het koningschap aan hun neus voorbij zagen gaan.
Ook zou hij begonnen zijn met de aanleg van een eerste stadsomwalling, die onder zijn opvolger Servius Tullius werd voltooid (en diens naam droeg).
Bij andere auteurs lezen we dat hij de Sibyllijnse Boeken zou hebben gekocht, een verzameling orakelspreuken die bewaard werd in de tempel van Jupiter Capitolinus, en die tot ver in de keizertijd door een bijzonder priestercollege werd geraadpleegd in noodtoestanden.
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 Ancient Society by Lewis H. Morgan 1877   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Servius Tullius, the sixth chief of the Roman military democracy, came to the succession about one hundred and thirty-three years after the death of Romulus, as near as the date can he ascertained.
Servius Tullius instituted the new system, and placed it upon a foundation where it remained to the close of the republic, although changes were afterwards made in the nature of improvements.
Imitating Solon, with whose plan of government, he was doubtless familiar, Servius divided the people into five classes, according to the value of their property, the effect of which was to concentrate in one class the wealthiest men of the several gentes.
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 Servius Tullius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Thread: Servius Tullius Sixth king of Rome, Servius Tullius was murdered by Tarquinius Superbus and was penultimate king of Rome.
Servius had been careful to form ties of hospitality and friendship with the chiefs of the Latin nation, and he used to speak in the highest praise of that co-operation and the common recognition of the same deity: Diana.
Servius was thrown down the stairs of the senate by Tarquinius Superbus and stabbed to death on Cyprus Street, later called the Street of Sin, in 534 B.C. His daughter Tullia was riding in her carriage when she saw her dead father in the street.
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 MAURUS SERVIUS HONORATUS - LoveToKnow Article on MAURUS SERVIUS HONORATUS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In the grammatical interpretation of his authors language, Servius does not rise above the stiff and overwrought subtleties of his time; while his etymologies, as is natural, violate every law of sound and sense.
Besides the Virgilian commentary, other works of Servius are extant: a collection of notes on the grammar (Ars) of Aelius Donatu~ a treatise on mefrical endings (Definalibus); and a tract on the different metres (De centum metris).
The Essai sur Servius by E. Thomas (1880) is an elaborate and valuable examination of all matters connected with Servius; many points are treated also by 0.
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 Servius Tullius -- Servius Tullius was volgens de Romeinse overlevering de z...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Servius Tullius -- Servius Tullius was volgens de Romeinse overlevering de z...
Hij zou de eerste stadsmuur van Rome, begonnen onder zijn voorganger, hebben voltooid: een deel daarvan is nog te zien naast het spoorwegstation Roma Termini).
Stemrecht in de volksvergadering (comitia) werd voortaan uitgeoefend per centuria, waarvan er in totaal 193 waren; de absolute meerderheid lag in handen van de rijkste burgers, ingedeeld in 98 centuriae.
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 The Kingdom and Seven Kings of Rome
Servius Tullius never forgot his mother had been a slave and became such a friend of the poorer parts of society that he became known as good king Servius.
Servius Tullius then had a defensive wall built around the city, parts of which are still visible today.
Servius' daughter having heard of the events went to salute her husband as king and had her chariot driven over her father's body.
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 Traditions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Creation Of The Geographical TribesThe details are a little jumbled in the sources, but it would seem that Servius Tullius was also credited with the creation of the geographically based tribes that were fundamental to the publical organization of the Republic.
Servius changed his name--for in Etruscan it was Mastarna--and was called by the name I have used, and he obtained the throne to the greatest advantage of the state."
This is at complete variance with the Roman literary tradition that Servius Tullius was born in lowly circumstances in Rome.
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 Lucius Tarquinius Superbus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tarquin was upset that he did not inherit the throne from his father, and to add insult to his perceived injury, his predecessor Servius Tullius was the son of a slave.
Henchmen then murdered Tullius, and Tarquin's wife destroyed her father's body by driving a chariot over it.
To further his grip on power, Tarquin orchestrated the murders of key senators who supported Tullius and proceeded at once to repeal the recent reforms in the constitution, seeking to establish a pure despotism in their place.
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 Servius Tullius - Crystalinks
He was then raised as a prince.Incidentally, Livy did not believe that Servius Tullius was born a slave.
Lucius continued the tradition by murdering Servius, while Tullia ordered a chariot to be driven over the body.
Instead, we are to believe they did all their murdering under the very eyes of the helpless population, unfortunately foreshadowing the behavior of some of the emperors.
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 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Kings of Rome
The system for choosing the king broke down after the murder of Tarquin I. Tanaquil, the wife of Tarquin managed to place Servius Tullius in power as the king, although he had not been elected to become king.
During his reign, Tullius held a referendum on his monarchy, which overwhelmingly approved of him.
Servius Tullius was overthrown by Tarquin II (the proud) the (grand)son of the first Tarquin.
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 Servius Tullius - Bedeutung, Definition, Erklärung im netlexikon
Servius Tullius war der Sohn eines Adeligen aus der Sabiner-Stadt Corniculum, dessen Vater im Kampf gegen Rom gefallen war.
Da aber ihr Sohn in der Sklaverei geboren wurde, nannte sie ihn Servius.
Außerdem führte Servius Tullius den Census ein, bei der regelmäßig das Vermögen und die Beschäftigung aller römischen Bürger erfasst wurde.
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 Classical History on Demodocus.com: Roman Monarchy
Servius Tullius was associated with the Etruscan hero, Mastarna.
Servius Tullius was best known for military and social refrms.
Tullius had two daughters, both named Tullia, one of whom was quite evil.
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 Ancient Rome - MSN Encarta
Tarquinius, who ruled between 616 and 579 bc, was said to have drained the marshes between the hills and paved an area for the market place that became known as the Roman Forum.
His successor, Servius Tullius (578–535 bc), organized the Roman army into groups of 100 men called centuries and was said to have built a new wall around the city.
The cruel seventh king, Lucius Tarquinus Superbus or Tarquin the Proud (534–510 bc), was expelled in 510 after his son cruelly raped Lucretia, a virtuous Roman matron and the wife of his kinsman Collatinus.
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 Frontline: A Medici Symbol
However, like Servius Tullius, whose given name is a reminder of his "servile" origins, Alessandro was both the son of a slave and a future head of state, as well.
It would seem therefore, that the parallel between these two was quite intentional especially since Servius Tullius, according to Roman mythology, had been the most ideal and just of the Roman rulers before the historical age of the Caesars.
However, that reference to Servius Tullius is only viable if this little cherub was painted after the betrothal of the Emperor's daughter to the Pope's son.
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 Servius tullius - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 Servius Tullius: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
(Livy did not believe that Servius Tullius was born a slave.
Servius reformed the army and also radically transformed the Roman constitution: voting rights now depended on wealth as determined by the what is believed to be the worlds first census census quick summary:
(Servius increasingly favoured the most impoverished people in order to obtain favours from the plebs.
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