Ancient Rome Pompeii & Herculaneum. Social Structure. Plebeians and Patricians. The People. Wealthy Romans often holidayed in Pompeii in magnificant villas which they built on the hills overlooking the sea.
Ancient RomePompeii & Herculaneum
Plebeians and Patricians
Qualifications: property qualifications of one million sesterces.
Duties: served emperor in offices throughout the empire
Qualifications: property qualifications of 400 000 sesterces.
Duties: served the emperor in important posts such as commanders of the fire service, grain supply and as military officers. For example, Pliny the Elder was an equestrian and held the post of commander of the fleet at Misenum.
Qualifications: were slaves who had been given their freedom by various means.
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