The Social War, 91 to 88 BCE: A History of the Italian by Christopher J. Dart PDF

By Christopher J. Dart

ISBN-10: 1472416767

ISBN-13: 9781472416766

The Social battle was once an important rebellion opposed to the Roman country by means of Rome’s allies in Italy. The clash lasted little greater than and a part years however it is generally known as having been immensely very important within the unification of Roman Italy. among ninety one and 88 BCE a brutal crusade was once waged however the old assets look after scant information regarding the warfare. In flip, this has given upward thrust to conflicting money owed of the struggle in glossy scholarship and infrequently contradictory interpretations. This ebook presents a brand new and entire reassessment of the occasions surrounding the Social battle, analysing either the long term and the fast context of the clash and its factors. serious to this examine is dialogue of the nexus of citizenship, political rights and land which ruled a lot of moment century BCE politics. It offers a brand new chronological reconstruction of the clash itself and analyses the techniques of either the Romans and the Italian insurgents. The paintings additionally assesses the repercussions of the Social warfare, investigating the legacy of the insurgency throughout the civil wars, and considers its position in reshaping Roman and Italian id at the peninsula within the final a long time of the Republic.

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