Unformatted text preview: Early Roman Ideal: Service in Civic Society Etruscan Origins of Roman Civilization? Roman Political Institutions Senate, Consuls (Elites), The Assembly of Centuries Assembly of Tribes (Commoners), Creation of Tribunes Plebeians and Patricians, Patriarchal Social Order, Family and the Role of Women Farming and Fighting, Military Conception of Civic Duty Military Expansion in the Three Punic Wars (264-146 B.C.E.) Roman Army Legions, Conquests in Italy before 265 B.C.E. First Punic War (264-241 B.C.E.), Romans defeat Carthage Second Punic War (218-202 B.C.E.), Hannibal at Cannae Scipio in North Africa, Defeat of Carthage, War in Spain Third Punic War (149-146 B.C.E.), Cato, Carthage Destroyed Social Conflicts and the Gap Between Rich and Poor Conquest of Greece and Eastern Mediterranean Contact with Greek Thought: Epicureans Lucretius (98-55 B.C.E.), On The Nature of Things, Withdrawal from Politics?...
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- Spring '09
- Ancient Rome, Civic Society Etruscan Origins of Roman Civilization, Republican Rome Rome