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The Roman general and consul, Sulla, cast the die for the fall of the Roman Republic. Sulla was the first Roman consul to march on Rome, which he followed by an almost full seizure power over the Republic. Sulla redeemed himself in 81BC by relinquishing the powers he had seized and reinstating the Republic, but his actions were the model followed soon afterward by Julius Caesar. Julius Caesar marched on Rome in 49BC but did not reinstate the Republic and democratic rule was lost.

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Lucius Junius Brutus - the founder of the Roman Republic and traditionally one of the first consuls in 509 BCE. White marble. 1st — early 2nd cent. C.E.? Naples, National Archaeological Museum. Origin: From the Farnese collection.

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Sempronia---Giovanni Boccaccio Title Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation Origin France, Central (Paris) Date 1st quarter of the 15th century Language French

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5th Legion Roman Gold Officer’s Ring, 2nd-3rd Century AD The 5th Macedonian Legion (Legio V Macedonia) was founded in the year 43 BC by Octavian, the later Augustus, and Consul Gaius Vibius Pansa Caetroniasus. It existed in Moesia until the 5th century. The 5th Legion was one of the original 28 legions raised by Octavian. It is also the longest lived Roman Legion, spanning 680 years from 43 BC to 637 AD.

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from Mail Online

Hail Caesar: Killer's 'Ides of March' silver coin set to fetch £300,000 at auction

42 BCE. The Eid Mar coin marks the assassination of Caesar on 3.15. 42 BCE. Minted by Brutus. Ides of March

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Roman marble bust of Marcus Tullius Cicero, born 106 BCE, Arpinum, Latium [now Arpino, Italy].

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Pompey the Great 106-48 BC Early Roman Empire. How could you not love such an adorable face?! Not only that but he was an amazing tactician as well as being part of the 1st Triumvate

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Roman Gold Hair Ring, with twisted gold strands, extremely rare to find in this proportion. Dating to the 1st/2nd Century AD.

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The Roman Senate made the laws and governed the Roman people. The Senate was made up of patricians,.- ANNEE 55 av JC: Germains et Bretons, 1) Campagne contre USIPELES et TENCTERES, 10: Selon Appien, qui s'appuie sur l'historien Canusius Germinus du 1°s av JC, CATON, l'implacable ennemi de César et grand ami de son co-consul de 59 av JC, MARCUS CALPURNIUS BIBULUS, propose au Sénat "de livrer aux Barbares César comme l’auteur d'un acte exécrable aux yeux des députés".

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