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The Army. Foreign Relations The army of the Roman kings differed but little from
other early city-state militias. The normal legio or levy of soldiers was a force of
3300 men, to which each of the three tribes contributed a thousand foot and a ...
In thus making sure of Messana, the Romans attained their original war object.
But they were lured on by their first easy success to an ill-judged offensive
against Hiero. In 263 a strong Roman army under the consul Manius Valerius
its communications ; and, if the Jews remained an alien element, the Oriental
populations in the Roman dominions were none ... The cause of this
enfeeblement is partly to be sought in the replacement of Italian recruits to the
Roman army by ...
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This is one of my prized possessions, something that fits with what a dear friend has termed my love for "fine old things" -- most apt! The book -- and I'm sure a new reprint won't do at all (not ... Leggi recensione completa
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I do believe this stalwart -- later updated by HH Scullard -- is still the most detailed single volume. Leggi recensione completa