PATRICIANS AND PLEABEIANS

CAMMY AND CHARLOTTE SOCIAL STUDIES CORE 4

Patricians

The Patricians were the higher class of Rome. The majority of Patricians were very wealthy. The Patricians also had more rights than the Plebeians. Patricians got there name from the Latin word pater which means 'to father'

Plebeians

The Plebeians were the lower class of Rome. The Patricians had more rights than them from a political standpoint. The Plebeians usually consisted of the lower class. The word Plebeian comes from the Latin word Plebs meaning ' the common people'.

Pictures of how they looked and dressed

Differences

Differences between Patricians and Plebeians

Some differences between the two groups. One being that Patricians had more money where the Plebeians weren't as lucky. Another difference is that Patricians always had nice clothes were only some Plebeians had nice clothes and if they did, they were only worn on special occasions.