Having a tribune kept an equal balance of equality to keep the people from attempting treason against their leaders and keeping the leaders from becoming dictators over the people and abusing their power.
In order to become a Roman tribune you had to be a man over the age of twenty. No women were allowed during this century. Most soldiers were born in Rome ,and had to serve 25 years before they could retire and get married. Those who were not born of Roman citizenship …show more content…
Then one day he became jealous of all the military success Julius Caesar was gaining.
They soon found themselves in a civil war and Caesar won that war and Pompey fled to Egypt.
While in Egypt He was assassinated by someone who wanted to please Julius Caesar. The third
Martin 3 and final person is very well known. His name is Julius Caesar. He was born between 100 and
102 B.C. Like Pompey the people loved Caesar. They saw him as a god who could solve any of their problems. He had Rome looking great ,but with all great men there are always a person or a group of people you don 't want to see them succeed. He was assassinated by Marcus Brutus and
Gaius Cassius and 60 other senators who didn 't want Caesar as their leader. It is reported but we don 't know for sure ,but Caesar was stabbed 23 times.
Tribunes have played very important roles in the history of the Bible. In Acts chapter 22 the Jews are shouting and protesting against the apostle Paul in Rome. A Roman Centurion wanted to know the reason for the their hatred towards Paul ,so he ordered that Paul be taken away to be flogged ,so Paul would tell why the people were mad at him. Right before Paul was about to get whipped he said and I quote,”Is it lawful for you to flog a man who is a Roman citizen …show more content…
The tribune went to ask Paul himself then became afraid because it was against the law for a Roman Tribune to chain up a Roman citizen for no reason. For this reason they had to set Paul free ,and he continued his ministry of the gospel. Paul wrote the book of Romans