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The Rise of Cato the Elder
This paper details Cato the Elder's ascension of the social ladder in the Roman Empire.
# 96296 | 1,177 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Jun 29, 2007 in History (Greek and Roman) , History (Leaders)


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Description:

The paper discusses how Cato the Elder was a simple peasant who, due to the Roman constitution, was able to climb up the social ladder and become an important soldier, politician, orator and even consul in Rome's Senate. The paper looks at his background and personal qualities. The paper maintains that Cato's destiny shows all simple citizens that power is not limited to just a few, but it can belong to anybody who desires the best for the people and has the necessary means and personal characteristics of achieving his/her goals.

Outline:
Abstract
Life of Cato the Elder
Cato's success in the Roman Empire

Sample of Sources Used:

  • The Roman Republican Constitution, Executive Branch - The Elected Magistrates, http://www.utexas.edu/depts/classics/documents/RepGov.html, last accessed on November 28, 2006
  • Wikipedia, The Free Online Encyclopedia, November 2006, Cato the Elderhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cato_the_Elder, last accessed on November 28, 2006
  • The official web site for the Roman Empire, Cato the Elder, http://www.roman-empire.net/republic/cato-e.html, last accessed on November 28, 2006
  • NNDB, Tracking the Entire World, Cato the Elder, http://www.nndb.com/people/212/000095924/, last accessed on November 28, 2006
  • The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition, 2001-2005, Cato the Elder, http://www.bartelby.com/65/ca/CatoElde.html, last accessed on November 28, 2006

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