Roman Republic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Roman Republic the ancient Roman state from 509 BC until Augustus assumed power in 27 BC; was governed by an elected Senate but dissatisfaction with the Senate led to civil wars that culminated in a brief dictatorship by Julius Caesar
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Usage

In literature:

Among the Romans (that is, the early Romans of the republic), there was a sufficiently austere morality.
"Short Studies on Great Subjects" by James Anthony Froude
The Ligurian, Roman, and Parthenopaean Republics, 1797-1799.
"The Governments of Europe" by Frederic Austin Ogg
Under the integration of the Roman Empire and Papacy the "Republic" was continued, but as a name only.
"The Arena" by Various
But you might look up what the Romans did to conquered people during the Republic, when Rome was still growing.
"Victory" by Lester del Rey
If the unbounded extent of the Roman empire proved the ruin of the republic, the vast compass of the city was no less fatal to it.
"The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. VII (of X)--Continental Europe I" by Various
Garibaldi had hastened to Rome to be present at the declaration of the Roman Republic, of which Mazzini was to be President.
"A Treasury of Heroes and Heroines" by Clayton Edwards
It came into being toward the end of the Roman Republic.
"Essay on the Creative Imagination" by Th. Ribot
Roman republic not like the United States, 59.
"The Critical Period of American History" by John Fiske
The Tribune began to dream of restoring to the Roman Republic its old supremacy.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07" by Various
The Roman republic, however, became at one period very large.
"Darius the Great" by Jacob Abbott
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In news:

How Political Campaign Spending Brought Down the Roman Republic.
How Political Campaign Spending Brought Down the Roman Republic .
In the middle of Rome's busy Large Argentina lie some of the most extensive ruins dating back to Caesar 's era, the late Roman Republic.
Eaton rang up 9,039 points to better by 13 the mark of Roman Sebrle of the Czech Republic.
Eaton broke the record of Roman Sebrie of the Czech Republic that was set in 2001.
Washington Capitals' Dennis Wideman, left, Roman Hamrlik, center, of the Czech Republic, more.
Rob Goodman and Jimmy Soni are the co-authors of a forthcoming book on Cato and the Roman Republic.
From Roman Camp to Capital of the Republic.
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In science:

And with Democritean science there was political problems already in Roman times: A leftist scholar, Farrington, claims that political stability was thought to reside in some platonic tricks, lies, proposed in ”Republic”: a solid set of unskeptic faith going up the pyramid until the divine celestial gods.
Dream of a Christmas lecture
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