Definition of Plebeian. Meaning of Plebeian. Synonyms of Plebeian

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Definition of Plebeian

Plebeian
Plebeian Ple*be"ian, n. 1. One of the plebs, or common people of ancient Rome, in distinction from patrician. 2. One of the common people, or lower rank of men.

Meaning of Plebeian from wikipedia

- The plebeians, also called plebs, were, in ancient Rome, the general body of free Roman citizens who were not patricians, as determined by the census...
- plebeians (commoners) could p**** legislation (called plebiscites), elect plebeian tribunes and plebeian aediles, and try judicial cases. The Plebeian...
- the plebeians. The status of patricians gave them more political power than the plebeians. The relationship between the patricians and the plebeians eventually...
- between the Plebeians (commoners) and Patricians (aristocrats) of the ancient Roman Republic lasting from 500 BC to 287 BC, in which the Plebeians sought political...
- plebs, tribune of the people or plebeian tribune, was the first office of the Roman state that was open to the plebeians, and was throughout the history...
- aediles: the first were the "plebeian aediles" (Latin aediles plebis) and possession of this office was limited to plebeians; the other two were "curule...
- the 4th century, plebeians gradually obtained political equality with patricians. The starting point was in 400, when the first plebeian consular tribunes...
- powers. By definition, plebeian tribunes and plebeian aediles were technically not magistrates as they were elected only by the plebeians, but no ordinary magistrate...
- Conflict of the Orders between ancient Rome's patrician aristocracy and plebeian commoners. Other decemviri include the "Decemviri Adjudging Litigation"...
- in relation to the Tribune of the Plebs, or plebeian tribune. During the rebellion of the first plebeian secession (see First secessio plebis in 494 BC)...
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