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A History Of Rome Vol 1

Auhtor: A J Greenidge

Language: english
Published: 1904

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Review by Beth Cholette, February 2006


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Excerpts from the Book 'A History Of Rome Vol 1':

... soldier was in fact springing up, the man of a spirit adventurous and restless such as did not promise contentment with the small interests and ...
... of Rome had not at the time attained a development which invited the mastery of conquered lands by the Roman capitalist. But, whether this Clodian ...
... this land with a view to their own profit and the profit of the State. Free labour was unattainable or, when attained, embarrassing. They therefore ...
... perhaps not mainly, responsible. The rebel armies, looking to a settlement in the future when they should enjoy the fruit of their victories, left ...
... attitude to this proposal may have been influenced by the fact that it was addressed to his colleagues as well as to himself,[364] and that they apparently ...
... master.[460] The reason which they assigned for their reticence was their fear of the people they knew that Scipio's death had not appeased the popular ...
... was covetous of the attractive command for the Asiatic campaigns of the past had been easy, and there was no reason to suppose that a pretender who ...
... than the solidarity of interest and collective cupidity of the mercantile order as a whole. The verdicts of the courts reflected the judgment of the ...
... efforts was further given in the clause which created the commissioners for the foundation of these new colonies, Drusus's name did not appear in the ...
... completion. Whatever may be our judgment on the merits and results of this social programme, the importance of the political character which it was ...
... for politics to swelling the babel of the Forum and the streets. It is true that Marcus Aemilius Scaurus bore a patrician name, and was one of those ...
... of the community is not broken when the king is a fugitive and loyalty to the crown centres round a great personality, who is expected to drive the ...
... The proof that he allowed greed to dominate his public conduct is indeed lacking but he would have departed widely from the spirit of his ...
... Italy. The repute of Metellus was based on the fact that, although an aristocrat and a staunch upholder of the privileges of his order, he was honest ...
... perhaps quickened by the native hatred of the ways of the foreign trader. The self-restraint of the patriotic plotters was as admirable as their ...
... to the faithful state, and the Roman general turned to meet the graver dangers which were threatening in the west. Jugurtha had crossed the desert ...
... the Roman envoy or his retinue. He pointed out that the king had no great force at his command, and (what was more important still) that he was now wholly ...
... 1901). MOMMSEN, TH.-_Festi codicis quaternionem decimum sextum denuo edidit Th. Mommsen_ (Abhandlungen der Knigl. Akademie der Wissenschaften ...
... alligatos adduxi. Cf. Cic, pro Mil. 3. 8 Liv. Ep. lix Plut.Ti. Gracch 21. [451] App.Bell. Civ i. 19 [Greek:ho d' es tous polemous autois ...
... every step in the great battle could be traced on the ground. The mons tractu pari is the Djebel Hemeur mta Ouargha, parallel to the course of the ...