ITALY - 1 CLASSICS 218 : THE ROMAN REPUBLIC Lecture 6 :...

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CLASSICS 218 : THE ROMAN REPUBLIC Lecture 6 : Italy I. Disaster and Recovery - 18 July 390, Battle of the River Allia - defeat by Gauls - Brennus: Vae victis! , Woe to the conquered! - recovery - refortification - throwing spears and short swords - maniple - 120 men - x 30 = legion - plebeian consuls 367 II. Expansion 390-275 - Latins - treaty with Latin League c. 493 - Latin War 340-338 - new Latin League 338 - divide and rule - Samnites - Campanians appeal to Rome: 1st Samnite War 343-341 - Greeks appeal to Rome: 2nd Samnite War 326-304 - Lucanians appeal to Rome: 3rd Samnite War 298-290 - surround and absorb - Greeks - Tarentum & Pyrrhus K. of Epirus 280-276 - Pyrrhic victories: Heraclea 280, Ausculum 279, Beneventum 276 III. Enemies - hostis , enemy, stranger - domi militiaeque , at home and abroad - iustum piumque bellum , just war - fetiales , fetial priests - Temple of Bellona - deditio in fidem , unconditional surrender - compensation, alliance, land - Hellenistic warfare - Antiochus IV, K of Syria, and Popilius Laenas 168
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2009 for the course CLA 218 taught by Professor Edwardj.champlin during the Spring '09 term at Princeton.

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