The Social War, 91 to 88 BCE: A History of the Italian - download pdf or read online

By Christopher J. Dart

ISBN-10: 1472416767

ISBN-13: 9781472416766

The Social warfare was once an important rebellion opposed to the Roman kingdom through Rome’s allies in Italy. The clash lasted little greater than and a part years however it is commonly known as having been immensely very important within the unification of Roman Italy. among ninety one and 88 BCE a brutal crusade used to be waged however the historical resources shield scant information regarding the warfare. In flip, this has given upward thrust to conflicting debts of the battle in smooth scholarship and infrequently contradictory interpretations. This e-book presents a brand new and finished reassessment of the occasions surrounding the Social struggle, analysing either the long term and the quick context of the clash and its motives. severe to this learn is dialogue of the nexus of citizenship, political rights and land which ruled a lot of moment century BCE politics. It presents a brand new chronological reconstruction of the clash itself and analyses the thoughts of either the Romans and the Italian insurgents. The paintings additionally assesses the repercussions of the Social warfare, investigating the legacy of the insurgency through the civil wars, and considers its function in reshaping Roman and Italian id at the peninsula within the final a long time of the Republic.

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