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01/10/2008 12:28:00 Map quiz next week July 18 390, Roman army loses to a Gallic army, which moves on and attacks  Rome, conquering everything except the capitol, then they paid a ransom to get the  Gauls to leave This was a day of mourning in the years afterwards The city was then vulnerable and broken, with few defenses, a defeated  army, and envious neighbors How did Rome then come to conquer so much of the Mediterranean in the  future? The Romans retrained their army and built a huge wall around the city o Got rid of the Greek phalanx, and reorganized into maniples, which  was like a checkerboard, squares of men, with others behind them  protecting the rear Lots of people know how to conquered, but only Rome showed true mastery  of holding on to the lands that they conquered o Rome seldom lost what they had gained, even in times of ghardship or  apparent weakness, they set up strong fortifications and bases in their  new lands in order to hold them well, and to be able to attack and  conquer further lands Main direction of Roman expansion was towards the southern tip of the  peninsula. o
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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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