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Roman society was a structure composed of powerful patrom and their
dependent clients (clientes). The client was a free man who entrusted himself to
the patronage of another and received protection from him in return. The client
helped his ...
The patricians exercised power not only through their clients but by virtue of a
monopoly, hallowed by custom, of inherited religious rights, including the
administration of major cults and the power to consult the gods (auspicia), and
the control ...
Moreover, by equally antique custom the patrons of clients were often described
as then- fathers: and in this sense, Augustus, by accepting the title of father of his
country, was following up the oath which all Italians had sworn to him in 32 bc.
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