Plebeians there, Patricians Here.

The theme of this exhibition is the roman social structure. It will talk about how different classes were treated and how the division was organized. The social class was divided either into slaves or two other groups which where plebeians and patricians. Patricians would be the upper class, people such as wealthy land owners would be in the patricians group. Plebeians would be the lower class which would be normal people in Rome. The separations meant that they would be completely separated. Plebeians could only marry people form their social class and so forth. The pictures displayed in this project are connected to the idea of social structures because they will show the different lives people had depending on their social class and the pictures will also show the differences between the way people were treated.  Social structure is an important topic to talk about because  now a days we don't see that much of social classes. And it will also teach us why things happened and why they happened. Social structures where what shaped all Rome so without them Rome would be completely different and that is why we have to learn about the importance of it. It deserves to be a a subject of exhibition because without it Rome wouldn't have been so disciplined and organized so many things would not have happened if it weren't for the social structure. People would respect the social structure and they would do whatever it was appropriate to do in their class. Without that social structure people would have been all over the place and would have been doing whatever they pleased to do and they would have caused the downfall to come much faster. 

This is a sculpture of a man which in Roman society means that he was either a god or an emperor. At first they started believing that only gods would be made into sculptures because of how important they were. This sculpture was made around 161- 180. This represents how emperors were very important that they decided to make sculptures of them which were once only for gods.
This picture is a drawing made of probably plebeian. Since she's not wearing all this fancy clothes and look old and tired it is most definitely a plebeian. Plebeians were not treated with as much respect as the patricians. This drawing was created around 1618-1664. She is dressed like a normal person not poor nor rich.
This picture is the entrance of emperor Sigismond into Mantua. Emperors would got to war with only patricians they didn't accept slaves nor plebeians because they thought that they where not trustful and that they might turn their backs at any moment. This picture was created in 1675. Emperors would go powerful and with many people so they could look fearless and people would never want to do something wrong to them.
This drawing shows how the woman would stay home and take care of all her children. They are definitely patricians because of the way the woman is dressed and all her kids are dressed. The big hats and the dresses. Also the room they are in looks as if rich people lived there. This drawing was made in 1787.
This drawing represents the way patricians looked and acted. In their faces it is clear that they are confident and delicate. The big dresses would only be seen worn by patrician never by plebeians. This drawing was made in 1875. Also their jewelry and their hairstyles, they look very sophisticated.
This painting shows a patrician holding her baby. All the jewelry she is wearing and the type of dress she is wearing will tell us that she was very rich. The baby also looks very delicate and her dress looks very good in shape. This drawing was created in 1875.
This picture shows the victims of labor. This are the slaves, which have to work unconditionally even if they want it or not. Slaves have to do everything that they are told to do and they are at the bottom of the social structure. This picture was done in 1882.
This picture represents the plebeians which are normal people in Rome. They are not wealthy land owners so they have to work and are less appreciated than the patricians. The plebeians are below the patrician in the structure. This drawing was made in the 20th century.
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