Roman Blood Topics for Discussion

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Explain why Gordianus of Rome is known as "The Finder". In modern day terms, what would Gordianus's occupation be?

Why does Tiro's grandfather call himself "Marcus Tullius Tiro"? Why does the old man continue to work in Cicero's household even after he is granted his freedom?

What nickname does the dictator Sulla give himself and why? Use textual examples to reinforce the points being made.

What reason does Caecilia Metella give for killing Sextus Roscius (filius)? Will she be prosecuted for the murder? Why or why not?

In your estimation, why is "big" Roscia unsuccessful in her attempt to seduce Titus Megarus?

Explain the significance of Sulla's statue in the Rostra.

What, exactly, complicates the relationship between Gordianus the Finder and his slave Bethesda?

"I stared into the face of Marcus Licinius Crassus, and I saw the future of Rome" (p. 133). Identify the speaker and discuss the...

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