"First of all, starting around 730 BCE Rome became a proper city-state, which legend tells us occurred under the rule of Romulus but in reality it probably was started by a group of individuals and the first King was Numa Pompilius. There were five subsequent kings of Rome until around 509 BCE, when the final king, Tarquinius Superbus, was exiled by Lucius Junius Brutus who helped to establish the Roman Republic. It is interesting to note that 509 BCE was also supposedly when democracy was established in Greece. The republic was a rather corrupt system, as the senators were not representatives of the various territories of Rome (which were yet to be conquered, it would remain limited to Italy until the end of the Second Punic War) but rather was essentially comprised of the heads of the richest and oldest Roman families, those who could supposedly trace their ancestry to the age of Romulus. This was the primary social despute of the republic, between the noble patrician class and the plebeian class, those Roman citizens whose families had emigrated to Rome after its founding, who were afforded fewer rights and opportunities. As all the senators were patricians, social change took quite a long time, but eventually the plebeians were granted full citizenship. The republic ended in some ways when Julius Caesar seized power following a civil war in 49 BCE, but the Roman Empire didn't truly begin until his heir Augustus assumed the title of emperor after avenging Caesar's assassination in 44 BCE."
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" The meaning associated with every day life is a philosophical issue with regards to the significance of existence or everyday living on the whole. It is expressed in numerous forms, for instance ""How come we right here?"", ""What is living about?"", in addition to ""Is there a intent behind everyday living?"""
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