Through his time as a General of Rome and a Roman dictator Usual left behind a legacy of fear and failure, a multitude of problems. Usual Is said to be a contributing factor of the fall of the Roman Empire and had changed Roman history forever. Fear was one of the main characteristics Usual brought out in the people of the Roman Empire it was his legacy and is said to have been reasons for much change after his retirement in 79 BCC.
Usual through his military background as a roman general found great success against Romans, barbarians and other empires. Most memorable is when he conquered the Marina’s in Spain. Through his successes Usual gained must needed popularity amongst his own people and his own troops but more importantly inflicted fear in his enemy’s eyes. He showed to be ruthless in his attacks and as shown through the example where he was the first man to enter the city of Rome with his army by his side, which was a major transgression because In roman religion you weren’t allowed to carry weapons with you Inside.
This kind of ruthlessness Is seen to be passed on to his predecessors more specifically Pompom. When we see how he also confronts Rome with his army by his side as he asks for consulship to be granted. Usual was also the first man to persecute and execute thousands of his political opponents, which brought across fear to anyone who would oppose him. This shows us that fear was a major factor to which made him so powerful and lead to severe failure, which created his legacy. Failure was a major flaw that helped create Calla’s legacy.
This began when Usual started gaining to much power through the fear he put on all of his opposing political opponents. Once Usual gained the dictatorship he decided to codify and institutionalism the curses Honor. By creating a set of rules which disabled the powers of the tribunes, In order to set the senate up as the sovereign governing body In Rome. Tribunes were not allowed to give out cheap corn for the proletariat, their power of veto was lost and they could not hold offices on the curses Honor.
Not only did these rules affect the tribunes but the whole of the political ladder in Rome. This basically shifted all the power to one man which was Usual him self instead of haring different powers. This system basically was set up to fail and caused major concerns and a multitude of problems for the following leaders to fix. Calla’s legacy of fear and failure led to a multitude of problems for the whole of Rome and had a significant impact on the future of the Roman Empire.
Some problems faced included; Sertorius in Spain, the veterans demanding land, class warfare, slave unrest In Sicily, piracy, Intimidates of Points. All of these problems were brought upon by the change In traditional system, the amount of enemies Usual made wrought his fearful career as a dictator and general of Rome, the caliber of senators left and the way Usual has no reconciliation for the outsiders who were then up to the two consuls Pompom and Caracas.
In conclusion Usual left a legacy based on fear and failure. Some say the fear Usual produced in his enemy’s led to Julius Career’s infamous leniency towards his opponents and his failure’s led to the fall of the roman empire. All that is certain is that he left a legacy that caused a lot of problems for Rome and its people in history.