Unformatted text preview: A. early life; Fabius Maximus B. Cato the Censor (184-179 B.C.), pp. 136-140; sumptuary legislation C. Cato's flexibility; basilica (p. 140; images 8-14) and other episodes (pp. 130, 146-8) III. The Roman Expansion in Italy A. Various factors, e.g., no primogeniture ; bellum pium et iustum; military tactics: phalanx (clip from Alexander , 2004) vs. maniple B. main stages of conquest: Latin League (dissolved in 338 B.C.); 295 B.C.: battle at Sentinum (northern Italy) against Etruscans and Gauls; 281-272 B.C.: war against Pyrrhus ( Pyrrhic victory ); images 15-18 C. governing the conquered: divide and rule; ius commercii, ius conubii...
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- Ancient Rome, Marcus Porcius Cato, Scipio Africanus, Cato the Younger, Cato the Elder