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Old Republic Icon[edit source]

Why was the Old Republic icon reverted? The source was solid, it appears on the Crucible

Gurluas (talk) 22:37, September 18, 2014 (UTC)

  • Crucible is not a canon book, so therefore it doesn't apply to the canonical page about the Galactic Republic. Here is the page that contains non-canon information about the Republic from the Expanded Universe. Hope that clears things up! - Brandon Rhea(talk) 22:45, September 18, 2014 (UTC)
    • Crucible is not a book at all. It's the Jedi training cruiser from the Clone wars series. The Logo can clearly be seen in indoor scenes such as in A Test of Strength Gurluas (talk) 22:47, September 18, 2014 (UTC)
      • It's more likely what you saw was the logo of the Jedi Order. I'd have to watch the episode to be sure, though. Either way, there's likely nothing tying it to being a logo of the Galactic Republic, so it would be an assumption on our part to label it as such without any clear canonical information. (p.s. Crucible is also the name of a novel, so I assumed you were referring to that. Sorry about that.) - Brandon Rhea(talk) 22:49, September 18, 2014 (UTC)
        • It's clearly the Old Republic logo, I.E the one that appears in TOR. I also included a picture earlier, but I was unable to make it a link since it's from photobucket. And yeah sorry for the confusion. Gurluas (talk) 22:51, September 18, 2014 (UTC)
          • Ah, I see your image now. Either way, while it's clearly the logo from The Old Republic, there's nothing in canon saying it is a logo for the Galactic Republic. To assume it's a Republic logo would be to use information from The Old Republic, which is not canon. Therefore, we can't make that assumption. Right now, all we know is that it's a logo that appeared on the Crucible. Good find, though. I never noticed that before. It could be a good easter egg to mention on the A Test of Strength page. - Brandon Rhea(talk) 22:55, September 18, 2014 (UTC)
            • Hm when you put it that way.. It would certainly be possible though as Huyang states he'd lived on the ship for a Thousand years. And in the new Canon the Republic was founded roughly a thousand years ago. It does merit further consideration and research. Gurluas (talk) 23:05, September 18, 2014 (UTC)
              • Indeed, it's certainly possible, but until we know for sure we'll need to leave it out. Thanks for understanding! If you ever find any conclusive information, feel free to post it here. - Brandon Rhea(talk) 23:11, September 18, 2014 (UTC)

(reset indent) So as it turns out, you are correct. According to, that logo is indeed the logo of the Old Republic, which in canon is (thus far) a separate entity from the Galactic Republic. I am currently creating a page for the Old Republic and would like to add the image you linked to. Did you take that screenshot from A Test of Strength? I'd like to upload it to Wookieepedia but want to know where it came from. Thanks! - Brandon Rhea(talk) 23:50, September 18, 2014 (UTC)

The Symbol of the Old Republic.

  • That is wonderful news! And no I did not take but I'm pretty sure it comes from that episode, the episode after that hardly features the ship. I think you should use the symbol in the Legends page, as it's basically a black inked version of the icon, and it will match the Galactic Republic and Galactic Empire icons. Gurluas (talk) 15:08, September 19, 2014 (UTC)
    • Darth Culator has offered to make a customized red version, since he made the image you linked to (the image is a trace of the symbol from The Old Republic). Once that's done, I'll add it into the Old Republic page. That way, the red version is more accurately reflective of the canonical appearance. - Brandon Rhea(talk) 16:06, September 19, 2014 (UTC)
      • Great, yeah that was done with the Rebel Alliance logo ^^ Can't this one just be cut out though?
        • That image is pretty low quality. The trace is now live on the Old Republic page. - Brandon Rhea(talk) 16:19, September 19, 2014 (UTC)
          • It looks great, you did well ^^ Although I think we should add some sort of link to the Old Republic from here. Perhaps one of those "This article is about the government known as the Galactic Republic. You may be looking for the Old Republic, which was the government existing prior to the Galactic Republic." Gurluas (talk) 16:28, September 19, 2014 (UTC)

The Republic was theocratic[edit source]

The Jedi controlled the military, they had a temple built, and expelled the entire Sith following. I just kinda think they're glorified. While still a democracy, it was simultaneously a theocracy. —Bigs (talk/stalk) 02:53, January 1, 2018 (UTC)

  • Jedi had no role in political affairs, and were temporarily made military leaders during a time of conflict. Doesn't seem theocracy to me. The Jedi religion also wasn't followed by most, if not all of the government/society--Vitus InfinitusTalk 07:10, January 1, 2018 (UTC)
  • That's not what a theocracy is. — DigiFluid(Whine here) 07:40, January 1, 2018 (UTC)

Formation Date[edit source]

So i believe i figured out when the Galactic Republic was formed. Citadel Rescue Trivia Gallery (Fifth slide) states that the founding of the Republic was 1,000 years ago, so using the date of the episode given by Star Wars: Galactic Atlas as 20 BBY the founding of the republic is given as 1020 BBY.20:30, November 25, 2018 (UTC)

  • When they say 1000 years ago, I don't think its intended to be literally 1000 years, just a very long time. Star Wars Propaganda: A History of Persuasive Art in the Galaxy says that the Republic never reached a 1000 years in existence 'since the Republic dissolved before any such milestone could be reached'. Therefore it would be after 1019 BBY. --Lewisr (talk) 20:35, November 25, 2018 (UTC)

Old Republic article content[edit source]

Did merge happen or was Old Republic just deleted? --Goodmind (talk) 16:40, September 21, 2020 (UTC)

  • Looks like the Old Republic page was redirected into this one, the info just needs to be merged into the page --Lewisr (talk) 16:45, September 21, 2020 (UTC)

1019 BBY vs 1032 BBY[edit source]

Why the date change? --Goodmind (talk) 12:59, October 5, 2020 (UTC)

  • It's due to The Star Wars Book providing an updated timeline. —Tomotron Revanchist Sith.svg (Star Forge) 13:10, October 5, 2020 (UTC)
    • Incidentally, The Star Wars Book maintains the difference between the Old Republic and the Galactic Republic... From page 112: "Before the Galactic Republic, its predecessor had been called 'the Old Republic,' a civilization that extends even further back." --Lelal Mekha The Uprising crest.png (Audience Room) 16:39, October 12, 2020 (UTC)
      • That could complicate things, but I think we can still treat the Old Republic and Galactic Republic as one entity. Propaganda states on Page 24: "…and its rebirth a thousand years ago was regarded as its latest evolution in an unending cycle." JRT2010 (talk) 21:25, October 13, 2020 (UTC)
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