Political institutions of ancient Rome

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Various lists regarding the political institutions of ancient Rome are presented.[1] Each entry in a list is a link to a separate article. Categories included are: constitutions (5), laws (5), and legislatures (7); state offices (28) and office holders (6 lists); political factions (2 + 1 conflict) and social ranks (8). A political glossary (35) of similar construction follows.[2]



State offices[edit]

Lists of individual office holders[edit]

Political factions[edit]

(also see Conflict of the Orders[3])

Social ranks[edit]

Glossary of law and politics[edit]


  • Tarpeian Rock – Steep cliff used for executions in ancient Rome


  1. ^ Cf., History of Rome (disambiguation).
  2. ^ A. Berger, Encyclopedic Dictionary of Roman Law (Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society 1953).
  3. ^ Patricians versus Plebs.