PATRICIANS AND PLEABEIANS
CAMMY AND CHARLOTTE SOCIAL STUDIES CORE 4
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'
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
The Patricians wore nice clothes and were always dressed well.
Here's how Plebeians would've dressed and they did not have as nice clothes as Patricians.
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.