A History of the Roman World 753-146 BC

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Routledge, Jun 3, 2014 - History - 576 pages
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This definitive study from the author of From the Gracchi to Nero, examines the period from the foundation of Rome to the fall of Carthage. An accessible introduction to these centuries of change, this book will also be useful as context for those studying later developments in Roman history.

 

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Contents

Greeks Phoenicians and Celts 7 The Etruscans
Etruscan culture
The Etruscan Empire
Early Latium
THE NEW REPUBLIC AND THE STRUGGLE OF THE ORDERS 1 The Republican government
Land and debt
A state within the state
The decemvirs and
The weakening of patrician control
THE ROMAN REPUBLIC AND ITS NEIGHBOURS 1 The Triple Alliance
The Sabines Aequi and Volsci 3 The duel with Veii
The Gallic catastrophe
The recovery of Rome
Romes widening horizon
The end of the Latin League
THE UNION OF THE ORDERS AND THE CONSTITUTION 1 Economic distress
Victories of the plebeians
Social and political adjustments
The magistrates and Senate
The assemblies and People
ROMES CONQUEST AND ORGANIZATION OF ITALY 1 Rome and Campania
The diplomatic conflict
The Third Macedonian
SOURCES AND AUTHORITIES
archaeological evidence 2 The foundation of Rome the legends 3 The early kings 4 The sixthcentury kings
The Greeks of southern Italy 5 The Italian adventure of Pyrrhus 6 The end of preRoman Italy 7 The Roman confederacy Part II Rome and Carthage ...
CHAPTER XIII ROME AND THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN
The Hellenistic east 4 The end of Greek independence CHAPTER XIV ROME ITALY AND THE WESTERN MEDITERRANEAN 1 The northern fr...
Chronological table
Select bibliography
Abbreviations
The Carthaginian Empire 2 Carthage
Etruscan Rome 6 Nobles commons and the priesthood 7 Political organization 8 The fall of the monarchy
The causes of the war 4 Romes naval offensive 5 Romes offensive in Africa
ROMAN POLICY AND THE GOVERNMENT 1 Home policy 2 Foreign policy and the provinces 3 The senatorial oligarchy 4 The rival families
Roman Life and Culture CHAPTER XVI ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL ORGANIZATION 1 Agriculture
Warfare 3 Commerce and industry 4 Currency and finance 5 Slavery 6 Family life 7 Greek influences
The city
Index
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LITERATURE AND ART 1 Early Latin 2 The poets 3 Prose writers 4
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