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Another unsatisfactory Latin city , from the Roman point of view , was the no less
antique Tibur ( Tivoli ) , eighteen miles from the city . Like Praeneste , this town
dominated an important road , from its high hill above a Tiber tributary , and it ...
Roman authorities , had infested the eastern Mediterranean , supported more or
less secretly by eminent Romans for profit . Slaves lacked all human rights ; and
the dramatist Plautus , although expressing himself obliquely , indicated ...
Alaric and Gaiseric may have commanded no more than a mere 40 , 000 and 20 ,
000 warriors respectively ; whereas , according to the Record of Official Posts (
Notitia Dignitatum ) , the two Roman empires between them disposed of no less ...
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