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California Costumes Women’s Roman Empress Costume

California Costumes Women's Roman Empress Costume

  • Includes: Dress w/attached drape, Medallions, Armbands

Get into a historical mood in this Roman Empress Costume! Add our golden goddess sandals to finish your ensemble. You can wear it to a toga party, though if you’re interested in strict historical accuracy women didn’t wear togas, nor did Greeks or Spartans–wearing a toga was a privilege reserved only for adult male Roman citizens. Roman women wore a similar garment called a stola. The Greeks and Spartans had no equivalent garment. Pair this costume with one of our ancient warrior costumes for a

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A few nice roman sword images I found:

Roman Portraits from Aphrodisias ( Aphrodisias’tan Roma Portreleri )
roman sword

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3. Bust of man with sword-strop. From "Hadrianic Baths". Late first century AD.
( Kılç kayışlı erkek büstü. Hadrionus Hamamları’ndan. MS 1. YY sonu.)

Tree
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Night
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Rome and the Sword: How Warriors and Weapons Shaped Roman History

Rome and the Sword: How Warriors and Weapons Shaped Roman History

A pathbreaking study that integrates military theory with the historical account to explain how the Roman armies functioned, triumphed, and ultimately failed.The story of Rome and its military seems a familiar one, told often through books and movies and games, yet it is a modern myth obscuring a different reality. As this groundbreaking study demonstrates, Rome’s military was no war machine made up of mindless cogs. There was not even an ancient term for the Roman army; rather, Romans spoke o

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Cool Roman Sword images

by admin on December 7, 2012

Check out these roman sword images:

Bonn: Unidentified legionary infantryman
roman sword

Image by The Armatura Press
Fragment of the tombstone of an unidentified legionary infantryman from Bonn. General view.

Inv. Nr U196; Éspérandieu 6252

H: 0.84m; W: 0.71m; Th: 0.175m

Bonn: Unidentified legionary infantryman
roman sword

Image by The Armatura Press
Fragment of the tombstone of an unidentified legionary infantryman from Bonn. Detail of pilum.

Inv. Nr U196; Éspérandieu 6252

H: 0.84m; W: 0.71m; Th: 0.175m

Bonn: Unidentified legionary infantryman
roman sword

Image by The Armatura Press
Fragment of the tombstone of an unidentified legionary infantryman from Bonn. Detail of pilum.

Inv. Nr U196; Éspérandieu 6252

H: 0.84m; W: 0.71m; Th: 0.175m

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Question by Lisa: what was the difference between a wealthy Roman and a poor Roman in Ancient Rome history?
I wanted to know, what were the differences between the wealthy Romans (patrician) and a poor Roman (plebeian)? What could a patrician do that a plebeian couldn’t? I can’t seem to find all the info I want or need and I want to learn about Life in Ancient Rome. Please help!

Best answer:

Answer by Swissman
What mainly separated the two was political life. Patricians were the senator class; only they can act as consuls. They ruled Rome and were extremely wealthy. Their social and economic status came from the lots of land they owned.
Plebeians were from all stratums of society. Some of them were very rich but were disbarred from political life when the Etruscans were overthrown (since they were Etruscan themselves) on 508 B.C. The plebians soon after started electing a tribune as their leader. For them they had the same prestige as a consul (there were two consuls during the Republic; they were the highest political seats and acted as kings but were elected, like presidents if you will). The number of tribunes increased to ten some time during the fifth century and politically they became very respected figures and there were laws that protected them as being sacred and should not be harmed. The tribunes were the leaders at the popular assemblies (these assemblies were where the laws were passed during the monarchic and Republic period). The plebians soon started being granted political power when they threatened to secede (stop fighting for Rome) and Roman enemies were at her gates. This technique worked great. By 376 BC the Sextian laws were passed which stated from then on a plebian can be consul but will be called a military tribune instead of consul. The law made it that one consul position was reserved for plebians to vote for the tribune they wished to be consul.

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