The "History of Rome" series has been updated with several new articles relating to the
For the convenience of our visitors, the text is broken down by related segments and posted separately. The "Struggle of the Orders" is a reflection on the conflict between patrician and plebeian classes in early Rome. The "Republican Constitution" breaks down the government into 3 categories roughly corresponding to more modern systems. Of the 3 categories, the "Executive Branch" describes the Curule Magistrates or executive offices, and the "Legislative Branch" describes the basics of the 3 people's assemblies. Finally, the "Roman Senate" gives an outline of responsibilities and duties of one of history's most famous governing bodies.