Class 212 Prelim 1 Study Guide- Chip

Class 212 Prelim 1 Study Guide- Chip - Roman Experience...

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Roman Experience Monarchy 753-510 BC (753 found by counting back from first consul, 509) Republic 509 – 30 Empire 30 bc – 476 ad (west) or 1453 (east) Rome/Roman vs Latium/Latin vs Italy/Italian Between Etruria (Etruscan) and Campania (Greek) Social War gave Italians Roman citizenship 80 bc Affinities by: language, commerce, religion Carthago = New Town (and Neapolis) Phoenicians=Punici Hispania and Britain with Celtics, Germania with Germanii (norse relig, proto german) End of Carthage 146 bc Celts once sacked rome, roman mortal enemies No Greco-roman culture ever existed. Separate and distinct Sources: material culture (coins), written texts (livy), oral traditions (Romulus/remus) Wrote narratives of roman history after: 2 nd  punic war (190 bc), Gracchan Revolution (120),  Social War (80 bc) which gave Italians citizenship Romans know own history from: Formal history writings, antiquarian research (stories like what  is the story behind this building), poetry (see below), public records (destroyed 390 by 
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