The Romans and Greek myth.
The Etruscans, the Latins, and the Romans
Etruscan influence at Rome: fascis, lictors, and gladiators.
3 tribes and 30 curiae, the Comitia Curiata, the king, the Senate (patres ); patricians and plebeians
Lucius Tarquinius Superbus, Lucretia, Sextus Tarquin, Collatinus Tarquin, Lucius Junius Brutus
Lucius Tarquinius Collatinus and Lucius Junius Brutus, the first consuls.
The consuls and the dictator.
Cincinnatus, The censors and Cato the Elder
The four assemblies: The Concilium Plebis, the Comitia Tributa, the Comitia Centuriata, and the Comitia Curiata
How the Comitia Centuriata voted: 18 centuries of Knights, 70 centuries of 1st Class infantry, etc. The Proletarii.
The 31 rural tribes and 4 urban tribes of the Comitia Tributa; plebiscita
The strike of 493 and creation of the tribunes
The struggle of the orders (plebeians and patricians): The Law of the 12 Tablets (449).
The Lex Canuleia
Gaius Licinius Stolo and Lucius Sextius propose their reforms:
1. Reduce debts by interest paid
2. Redistribute ager publicus in 500 iugera plots
3. One consul must be plebeian
366 BC: government shutdown ends with compromise: Sextius first plebeian consul, but praetorship and curule aedileship created.
The 6 (later 8) praetors
The work of the 2 plebeian aediles (elected by the Concilium Plebis) and the 2 curule aediles (elected by the Comitia Tributa)
286 BC: The Lex Hortensia
180 BC: The cursus honorum; end of the struggle between the orders
30 years old candidate could stand before tribal assembly for one of 8 quaestorships
While waiting, he could run for the aedileships or the tribuneship
39 years old, run for one of the 8 praetorships in Comitia Centuriata
43 years old, run for one of the 2 consulships in Comitia Centuriata
The nature of Roman elections