Life History: Diversity, Reproduction, K vs. R species, Tradeoffs

An organism’s life history is a record of events relating to its growth, development, reproduction, and survival. Life history characteristics include: Age and size at sexual maturity. Amount and timing of reproduction. Survival and mortality rates. Life History Diversity Individuals within a species show variation in life history traits due to genetic variation or environmental…

The Julio-Claudians: Tiberius, Gaius, Nero

The Julio-Claudians Emperors: Civil Government and Military Concerns Relations between emperor and subjects encompassed dealings with the senators and equites Augustus portrayed himself first among equals rather than as dictator like Julius Caesar, thus emphasizing civil rather than military power Augustus’ immediate successors came from his extended family so a single dynasty ran the Roman…