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February 1, 2007 Periods of Rome Republic 500 - 27 BC Empire 27 BC - 476 AD Byzantium 330 - 1453 ("Romans") Alexander had created a synthesis of western Greek style heavy infantry with eastern style cavalry. Moved by conquering. Successors found it easier to allow the local people of their territories fight in their traditional style of warfare. A noticeable difference between want and let . Successors relied on mercenaries and military colonies. The Roman Republic Rome begins a city-state. Like a Greek city-state. They are surrounded by enemies, yet they establish local dominance. They tend to force former enemies into becoming ally states; however, they allow these allies to maintain autonomous. Rome's open notion of citizenship provides greater manpower. Rome consistently claims that it attacks in defense because its security is threatened. Military System 1. Comprised of paid citizen-soldiers, which allows flexibility for longer campaigns through winter. 2. Citizen-soldiers were reliable, solid, determined, relentless farmers.
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course PWAD 490 taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '07 term at UNC.

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