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Worldhistnotes4 - ITALY Italy was established only 140...

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ITALY Italy was established only 140 years ago Alps to the north, creates a barrier - possible to pass which creates a false sense of protection Adriatic is the sea to the east tiber river and po river - po is fast and too rocky; useless. tiber provides water to rome until rome grows too big Etruscans - Latium - a nearby region whom of which spoke latin Romans - aggressive attitude, dominates nearby regions including Latium Romulus and Remus - supposedly were founders of rome, built the surround wall. Aeneid (Virgil) - a writer, writes the Aeneid. glorifying the romans. Sabine - Latins - Aequi - Volscians - Livy - Roman historian. reiterates what it means to be a good citizen Decimate - killed 1/10 of a legiondxe4 Somnites - Pyrrhus - Great general, whom of which denied being a roman citizen which means he had to pay taxes. He faught 2 waves of roman soldiers until Rome took him serious and he then fled. Pyrrhic victory - win the battle, but lose the war.
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