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"Patroni eorum in foro sunt."

Translation:Their patrons are in the forum.

September 15, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AdamLarge

Curious what a patron is in these lessons. Is it like a sponsor of works, a customer or some kind of boss/owner of slaves?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JefDeSmedt

Clientes had to pay their respects to their patronus every morning, they had to work for him and were expected to vote for him. In exchange the patronus protected them (source: https://www.wikizero.com/en/Patronage_in_ancient_Rome )

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