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    The 2nd Latin War – One was not Enough for Poor Romans

    The 2nd Latin War – One was not Enough for Poor Romans

    The Latins (oh the gods save their poor souls) fought another war with the Romans (what a wow) starting in the year 340 BC.

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    Roman-Etruscan Wars of Rome

    Roman-Etruscan Wars of Rome

    So before we talk about these age-old Roman enemies, second only to the Sabines who were unfortunate enough to supply women to Rome

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    The First Samnite War

    The First Samnite War

    There were three Samnite Wars in which Rome very nearly lost (gasps) but ultimately won (sighs of relief) that lasted over a period of fifty years.

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    The Battle of Allia

    The Battle of Allia

    Umm how to put this? The Romans were not all-powerful and invincible. In the late 4th century BC, they were still a regional entity with struggles that they could not overcome. The Romans were, like…

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    It’s Time for War in the Roman History

    It’s Time for War in the Roman History

    Whatever the reason, Rome has seen a lot of wars (and by lot I mean a LOT of wars). There have been attacks by neighboring Latin states, civil wars and full frontal assaults.

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    The Roman Army

    The Roman Army

    The Roman Army was the backbone of the Kingdom, the Republic and the Empire. It was a citizen army, with annual conscription of citizens as levy.

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    The Roman Constitutional system

    The Roman Constitutional system

    The Constitution of the Roman Republic was a live document, a set of unwritten, frequently edited and developed laws and principles.

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    The Twelve Tables

    The Twelve Tables

    The Twelve Tables or Law of the Twelve Tables (Lex XII Tabularum) was a code of law framed by a commission of ten men called the Decemviri

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    The Epoch of Consul in Rome

    The Epoch of Consul in Rome

    The consuls outranked all other magistrates and officials except the plebeian tribunes. They held imperium alternately each month when they were in Rome.

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    Getting Rich while Looking Humble or Failing?

    Getting Rich while Looking Humble or Failing?

    Economic disparities have always been how governments fed policies to their citizens, without them, we would live in an almost idyllic world. In such a world, the people will be more powerful that the government…

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