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Descending from the central massif , the Tiber becomes navigable in its lower
reaches , like so many other rivers of the world on which important , durable
settlements have likewise been founded . And fifteen miles from the
Mediterranean , or ...
For from the middle of the second century BC onwards , grapes had become a
more important crop than grain , and olives too were in lucrative demand ; the
ruin of Carthage made Italy the chief wine and oil producer for the west .
Yet they were only three and one year old respectively , and Augustus , as time
went on , hedged his bets in two ways ; first by favouring the careers not of one of
them but of both , and secondly by giving important military employment to his ...
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