Caesar's Women Topics for Discussion

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Discuss the role of women in Roman society. What is the Bona Dea? Compare and contrast the manner which Servilia and Aurelia assert their influence?

Discuss the importance of ancestry in Roman society. What privileges are given to the nobility and aristocracy? How do men like Cicero and Pompey gain power and importance?

Discuss the boni's role in politics. Who are the they and what do they stand for? How do they thwart Caesar and Pompey's plans for dominance? Why do they remain in power?

Discuss the Vestal Virgins. Who are they and what is their place in Roman society? What special privileges are they given?

Compare and contrast Publius Clodius and Gaius Julius Caesar. What are their goals and how do they achieve them?

Discuss the importance of the First Triumvirate. Why did Caesar choose these specific men? What makes them powerful?

What is Rome's First...

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