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In the eastern campaigns, it is true, the prospects of a rich booty attracted large
numbers of semi-professional soldiers who re-engaged themselves voluntarily.
On the other hand, Roman officers in Spain had recurrent difficulties in raising
To provide for those of Marius' soldiers who had a claim to a pension after the
Jugurthan war, he carried a bill that conferred upon them capacious allotments of
sixty acres apiece in the province of Africa. But Saturninus' legislation was less ...
But the soldiers who had made Nero emperor also had the power to unmake him.
The pro- The tradition of strict military discipline which Augustus had blem of
restored to the Roman army had proved an adequate safeguard against military ...
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A History of Rome: Down to the Reign of Constantine
M. Cary,H. H. Scullard
Anteprima non disponibile - 1976