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In this position Rome enjoyed a unique combination of natural advantages. A city
of the Latin plain, it stood in a fertile territory which, under proper cultivation, was
capable of maintaining a large population for its size. Its hills partly raised it ...
But this convention had the opposite effect of letting loose the storm which had
been brewing at Rome since the massacre at Cirta. Returning to the charge,
Memmius induced the Tribal Assembly to vote a safe-conduct to Jugurtha, so that
44** 5°8, 542-4, 589, 614, 649 Jesus, 589-90, 763, 766 Jews, 223 (rebel against
Seleucids) ; 222, 225 (treaty with Rome) ; 274, 468, 535, 540 (evicted from Rome
) ; 356 (relations to Pompey) ; 404, 408 (receive privileges from Caesar) ; 542- 4 ...
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