Roman Society

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Roman Society

The society goes like this (top being most important)

1. Emperor

2. Senators

3. Equites

4. Ordinary citizens

5. Slaves/Foreigners

Senatorial Class

- Senators were able to hold political offices

- Most wealthy citizens (posses at least 1 million sesterces)

- Membership of this class was usually by inheritance i.e. passed


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