A Companion to Roman Imperialism (History of Warfare by Dexter Hoyos

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A spouse to Roman Imperialism , written by means of a distinctive physique of students, explores Romes upward push to empire, and its significant historic impression on her topic peoples and, both momentous, at the Romans themselves, an influence nonetheless felt at the present time.

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A Greek equivalent of Livy’s first fifteen books partly survives in the (also Augustan) Roman Antiquities of Dionysius of Halicarnassus. Edifying biographies of some famous Romans of early times are to hand in Plutarch’s Lives. And there are numerous short works abridging the longer; others are non-chronological compilations of moral examples; and all serve the same ideology. Among surviving ancient historians only the Greek Polybius analyses Roman expansion as a process of imperialism, explicitly seeing the relevant period as 220–167 (Hist.

During the 280s the great city of Tarentum was becoming irrelevant as protector of the Italian Greeks from Lucanians and other highlanders. In 285 Thurii and others appealed to Rome, not Tarentum: a tribune of the plebs, C. Aelius, responded to the burdensome invitation. (Did the Romans know their risk? ) In 282 a Roman fleet passed the Lacinian Cape, transgressing the boundary-zone set by an earlier treaty with Tarentum. Whether this breach was in good faith or done to bring international realities up to date is unknown.

As consul and proconsul in 327–326 he was involved in the events at Naples leading to the Great Samnite War. he was consul in 320, immediately after the Caudine disaster; and in 315 as the war with Samnium got going again. 21). He unites the plebeian movement with imperialism. He had descendants in lower-level public life but the family never produced another consul. The dynastic theory as applied to plebeian statesmen, above all reformers, is gravely the genesis of roman imperialism 31 flawed.

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