Social and Economic History of the Roman Empire

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Social and Economic History of the Roman Empire 10/04/2011 20:11:00 Rostovtzeff  Chapter 8- The Economic and Social Policy of the Flavians and Antonines After Augustus, the Roman empire was not disturbed by foreign wars for over a  century. Most of the conflicts were local wars which did not effect the Empire as a whole  (306) Claudis annexed territories – Britain, Mauretania and Thrace – Nero annexed territories in the east Vespasian fought the Jewish war Conditions throughout the Empire began to change Germans who lived in close contact with the Empire learnt to improve their  military equipment and technique, and discovered Roman defense were as strong as  originally perceived (306) Domitian and Trajan, both former generals, were well acquainted with the state of  the frontiers, and it necessary to review the policies of Augustus (307)
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