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the costs of empire 2 15/10/2008 12:28:00 I Allies Fulvius, in order to build an incredibly lavish temple, ripped the marble off of  one of the most famous and precious temples in Italy Huge backlash against Fulvius, senate votes to have the marble moved back.  Have sacrifice to the god of the temple that was stripped. Unfortunately in this case, the Roman (Fulvius), who is also a censor and  high ranking priest of Rome, is looting from an ally, one that had even been  left alone by Hannibal, a great enemy They couldn’t figure out how to put the marble back in place When Hannibal moved through and was gone, what happened to the allies of  Rome o More demands placed on them Need more manpower for the Roman army Used to be half and half roman citizens and allies, then  became more allies The latin cities’ citizens were moving to Rome to become  citizens there, and they still had to send the same number of  men for the army Rome remedies the situation by taking away the right to  migrate to Rome Loss of rewards, allied soldiers get half the booty of the Roman  citizen soldiers Romans got bigger land allotments when it was distributed, they  got subsidized wheat prices, they didn’t pay taxes. They helped rome win an empire, but did not share in the  rewards o There is a psychological breakdown Roman senators become even more high handed in dealing  with allies, they are incredibly arrogant Fulvius Albinus, mad that the allies in Praeneste did not treat him  well enough, made ridiculous demands the next time he  went back, when he was in a higher position, this set a 
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  • Spring '09
  • EdwardJ.Champlin
  • Political corruption, Greek literature Rome, Rome Greek architecture, Rome o Conquered, Rome o education

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