Talk:Roman Republic

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The arts section[edit]

There seems to be a bit of a problem here with chronology. This article is supposed to be on the Republic (509-27 BC), but the author mentions writers such as Juvenal and Persius, who wrote later.

The Marble head[edit]

looks like a selfie — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 00:09, 11 April 2014 (UTC)

What do Roman Republican governors of Gallia have to do with the Gallic invasion of Italia?[edit]

This invasion occured centuries before the Romans created a province in Gallia Transalpina. (talk) 02:10, 13 August 2014 (UTC)

I'm not sure I understand your question. A provincia was at first an assignment or mission within which a commander or magistrate was authorized to act, not a territory in our sense of the word "province". A proconsul might receive as his assignment the provincia of conducting a war in Gallic territories of northern Italy. Gallia included Cisalpine Gaul. If you mean specifically the article Roman Republican governors of Gaul, then you should read the article to see what its relevance is. But the introduction might answer your question. Cynwolfe (talk) 11:12, 13 August 2014 (UTC)

Education and Language[edit]

I noticed that the Education and Language section somewhat meanders off topic. At one point it begins talking about how Vulgar Latin gradually transformed into the Romance languages, and then tacks on an explanation on the origin of English. While all of this is interesting, I'm not sure if it fits within the scope of the article. Didn't the romance languages not come along until after the fall of the empire? — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 06:51, 4 December 2014 (UTC)

Plebeian Council vs Plebeian tribunal[edit]

I see references to these two things that look suspiciously like they're talking about the same body. Can someone clarify this please? Fresheneesz (talk) 09:17, 11 February 2016 (UTC)

Not sure where you're reading "Plebeian Tribunal" in this article; there's "Tribunate", of course (many times over), meaning the appointment or office of "Tribune" as elected representative of the Plebeian Council. Haploidavey (talk) 11:10, 11 February 2016 (UTC)
Yeah, can you provide a link? There's no such thing as the plebeian tribunal. - Eponymous-Archon (talk) 17:02, 11 February 2016 (UTC)

Suggestion: Re-write[edit]

Like a lot of articles on the Roman state, this one could use a good overhaul. Even if only the intro were redone, that would be a great help. - Eponymous-Archon (talk) 17:14, 11 February 2016 (UTC)