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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 ...
In this case Rome, the greatest builder of fortresses in ancient times, began its
own career as a military bulwark against foreign invasion. If we compare the
ancient legends about the foundation of Rome with the results of modern
research, we ...
... 152, 504, 558, 616 (temple) Jedi R., 707 Jehovah, 223, 589 Jerome (St.), 758
Jerusalem, 223, 356-7, 404, 441, 508, 542-4, 589, 614, 649 Jesus, 589-90, 763,
766 Jews, 223 (rebel against Seleucids) ; 222, 225 (treaty with Rome) ; 274, 468,
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