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Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus (c. 163–133 bc) and his brother Gaius Sempronius (c. 153–121 bc), Roman tribunes. They were responsible for radical social and economic legislation, especially concerning the redistribution of land to the poor. This led eventually to their deaths, as the legislation was passed against the wishes of the senatorial class.

Subjects: Classical Studies.


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