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  Roman History Books and More
On September 19, October 3 and October 17 we are discussing A History of the Roman World: 753 to 146 BC by H.H. Scullard.
H.H. Scullard in History of the Roman World: 753 to 146 BC has an excellent summary on the foundation legends of Rome.
First of all, I hope that the edition of History of the Roman World: 753 to 146 BC that the book chat participants have in their hands is the fourth edition, 1978, which is greatly revised over the original 1934 version, taking new research and archaeological findings into account.
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  Overall Statistics
.387 32-32 119 33 46 7 0 2 24 59.496 8 1 10 0.426 1 0 27-30 Tucker, BC.................
.311 34-34 103 22 32 8 1 1 12 45.437 16 0 25 0.400 1 3 11-14 Reid, BC...................
85 63 20 2.976 2 0 0 --- 0 0 Tucker, BC.................
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  Article-Siege Warfare in the Roman World- 146 BC-AD 378 -Elite-
Sieges were often pivotal in Rome’s wars, including its conflicts with the Macedonians and Carthaginians in the 2nd century BC; the civil wars of the Republic; and the late Roman wars against the Sassanid Persians, who, alone amongst Rome’s adversaries, were equally skilled in siegecraft.
The catapult (katapeltikon) was invented under the patronage of Dionysius I, tyrant of Syracuse, in the 4th century bc.
In 31 BC Octavian defeated Antony at the battle of Actium and remodelled the semi-professional Roman army into a permanent force of 28 legions.
www.minihttpserver.net /z_book/A_siege_warfare_in_the-1841767824.htm   (655 words)

 What was Achaea ?
The Achaean Confederacy was an ancient alliance established in 280 BC.
It was conquered by the Romans by 146 BC and was under Rome’s arbitration.
It remained a province until the fall of Rome, except for a very short period when it was freed by the emperor Nero in AD 67; it was reclaimed a few years later by his successor, Vespasian.
www.usd.edu /~clehmann/pir/ach_info.htm   (766 words)

The period of Ancient Greece began about 2500 B.C. with the earliest Aegean cultures and continueed until 146 B.C. when all of Greece was conquered and absorbed by the Roman Empire.
3,000 B.C. to 146 B.C. Six-foot full-color timeline gives pictures, dates, and brief descriptions of the major persons and events in ancient Greek history.
The back of the time line offers further information, activities, map and pictures.
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 Victoria BC Lodging .Com - List of Victoria BC Lodgings
Most of these lodgings are located close to Victoria BC ferries, in downtown Victoria, or within minutes of downtown, and Victoria BC attractions.
Victoria BC Maps: Victoria BC Map - Victoria BC Road Map - Vancouver Island BC Map
Victoria BC Iris Garden Country Manor BandB 5360 West Saanich Road, Victoria BC Lake 'n Trails Bed and Breakfast 585 Brookleigh Road, Victoria BC Marifield House B&B 235 Government St. Victoria BC Marketa's B&B 239 Superior Street, Victoria BC lodging Ph:1-250-384-9844
www.victoriabclodging.com   (996 words)

 Armies of the Carthaginian Wars 265-146 BC (Men at Arms Series, 121)
This book first examines the origins, society, and army organization of Carthage, and then goes on to profile her armies and those of her allies, Spaniards, Gauls, Italians, Africans, and Greco-Macedonians.
The second half of the book tells of the contemporary Roman armies, which finally succeeded in destroying Carthage in 146 BC.
I found this book to be an informative and a highly readable study of the armies of the Carthaginian Wars.
www.xmlwriter.net /books/viewbook/Armies_of_the_Carthaginian_Wars_265_146_BC_(Men_at_Arms_Series,_121)-0850454301.html   (660 words)

 Amazon.com: Armies of the Carthaginian Wars 265-146 BC (Men at Arms Series, 121): Books: Terence Wise,Richard Hook   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Cannae 216 BC: Hannibal smashes Rome's Army (Campaign) by Mark Healy
Rome's Enemies (4) : Spanish Armies 218-19 BC (Men at Arms Series, 180) by Rafael Treviño Martinez
Armies of the Carthaginian Wars 265-146 BC (Men at Arms Series, 121) by Terence Wise
www.amazon.com /Armies-Carthaginian-Wars-265-146-Arms/dp/0850454301   (903 words)

 146 BC information - Search.com
Centuries: 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC - 1st century BC
Battle of Corinth (146 BC) - The Romans under Lucius Mummius defeat the Achaean League under Critolaus near Corinth.
Corinth is destroyed, and the Achaean League dissolved.
www.search.com /reference/146_BC   (173 words)

  Roman Timeline of the 2nd Century BC
146 BC The senate publishes a set of regulations known as the leges provinciae, which were basically constitutions and laws for each province.
135 BC Birth of the tribune of the plebs L. Appuleius Saturninus, somewhere in Picenum.
101 BC Cilicia is annexed as a province of Rome.
www.unrv.com /empire/roman-timeline-2nd-century.php   (1325 words)

 Ancient Rome - MSN Encarta
The Romans invaded Greece in 197 bc and their legions were victorious at Cynoscephalae in the region of Thessaly (Thessalia).
In 146 bc, the Roman armies razed the ancient city of Corinth, took its treasures to Rome, and sold its inhabitants into slavery.
The historian Sallust, writing during the civil wars of the 1st century bc, dated Rome’s corruption to the destruction of Carthage in 146 bc and the absence of any foreign threat.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761552589_5/Ancient_Rome.html   (1798 words)

 Carthago -- History and Mythology
The Carthaginian engagement of the Sicilian Greeks in 480 BC at the same time as the Persians under Xerxes were invading Greece seems to have been part of a coordinated plan that met with failure.
By 409 BC Carthage was ready to take on the Greek cities in Sicily, taking Selinus and other Sicilian cities at the turn of the century.
Carthage's subsequent revival of fortune in the first half of the 2nd C. BC led Rome to decide to neutralize the potential threat posed by Carthage once and for all by destroying the city and annexing its territory.
iam.classics.unc.edu /loci/144/144_hist.html   (1310 words)

 sociology - Carthage
By the beginning of the 5th century BC, Carthage was the commercial center of the region, a position it would retain until overthrown by the Roman Republic.
In 315 BC Agathocles, the tyrant of Syracuse, seized the city of Messene (present-day Messina).
In 311 BC he invaded the last Carthaginian holdings on Sicily, breaking the terms of the current peace treaty, and laid siege to Akragas.
www.aboutsociology.com /sociology/Carthage   (2716 words)

 BBC - Schools - Ancient Greece Timeline
The first shows details of the period from 800 BC until the end of the Greek empire in 146 BC.
The second timeline shows the period from 1000 BC to the present day.
490 and 480 BC Greeks defeat Persian invaders at the battles of Marathon (490 BC)and Salamis (480 BC).
www.bbc.co.uk /schools/ancientgreece/timeline/index.shtml   (203 words)

 Greek & Roman Antiquities - Articles - Ancient History - Ancient Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Marble statuette from the Cycladic islands, 3000 BC The Greeks are believed to have migrated southward into the Greek peninsula in several waves beginning in the late 3rd millennium BC, the last being the Dorian invasion.
The period from 1600 BC to about 1100 BC is described in History of Mycenaean Greece known for the reign of King Agamemnon and the wars against Troy as narrated in the epics of Homer.
From 650 BC onwards, the aristocracies had to fight not to be overthrown and replaced by populist leaders called tyrants (tyrranoi), a word which did not necessarily have the modern meaning of oppressive dictators.
www.greekandromancoins.com /ancientgreece-a-9.html   (2954 words)

 Ancient Rome - Cambridge University Press
Conquest of the Mediterranean, 264 BC146 BC: 4.
Collapse of the Republic, 133 BC – 27 BC: 8.
Conflict of the warlords, 44 BC – 27 BC; 12.
www.cambridge.org /aus/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521809185   (429 words)

 The Official Age of Empires Expansion: The Rise of Rome
In 277 BC, Antigonos Gonatas (a descendent of Antigonos, one of Alexander's generals) became king of the Greek Kingdom of Macedonia and established the ruling Antigonid dynasty, which reigned until its conquest by the Romans.
During the 3rd century BC, Pyrrhus came to the aid of the Greek colonies in southern Italy and Sicily that were fighting the Romans in Italy.
By 202 BC, the kingdom of Macedonia was struggling to maintain control of the city-states of the Greek Peninsula, which were joining together in rebellion.
www.microsoft.com /games/aoeexpansion/features_civilization_macedonian.htm   (500 words)

 The Greeks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
In the early second century BC, it was possible to travel from the south of modern France to India using only Greek to communicate.
The city of Troy was also sacked around this time.The catastrophe of 1200 BC (described earlier) devastated the economy of Greece and ushered in a Dark Age that lasted about 400 years.
In 508 BC Athens introduced a new system called democracy, in which all citizens took part in their government.
www.angelfire.com /empire2/unkemptgoose/TheGreeks.html   (2135 words)

 The Official Age of Empires Expansion: The Rise of Rome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
During the beginning of the last millennium BC, the Phoenicians began establishing colonies around the Mediterranean to compete with the Greeks for trade.
The Second Punic War (218-201 BC) was a temporary improvement of Carthaginian fortunes and a near victory.
By 150 BC the city had recovered and was seen again as a threat.
www.microsoft.com /games/aoeexpansion/features_civilization_carthaginian.htm   (478 words)

 Roman Timeframe
396 BC The city of Veii is conquered.
179 BC The structure Basilica Aemilia is built.
44 BC The assassination of Julius Caesar marks the end of the Roman Republic.
library.thinkquest.org /10805/timeframe-r.html   (181 words)

 Greek Timeline
1,200 BC The Trojan War, civil war, and the fall of the Mycenean.
480 BC Second Persian invasion of Greece, Spartans are defeated at Thermopylae, Athens is occupied by the Persians.
443 - 429 BC Pericles is leader of Athens during the Golden Age.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/prehistory/aegean/timeline.html   (213 words)

 Punic Wars Summary
The Second Punic War (218 BC - 202 BC) is famous for the Carthaginian Hannibal's crossing the Alps.
The Third Punic War involved an extended siege of Carthage between 149 BC and the spring of 146 BC, ending in the city's destruction.
In 207 BC Hannibal's brother, Hasdrubal is killed in the Battle of the Metaurus.
www.bookrags.com /Punic_Wars   (1686 words)

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However, Masinissa, governor of Numidia and a strong ally of the Romans, was able to pick at Carthage until Carthage attacked Numidia in 150 BC, breaking the treaty that ended the Second War.
Rome declared war on Carthage in 149 BC, and an army landed in Africa after a long blockade.
It is alledged that the Roman army then turned up stones, plowed the land over, and salted it.** By salting it, they guaranteed that no Carthage could rise up from the ruins of the old.
www.dl.ket.org /latin2/historia/republic/punic4.htm   (310 words)

Circa 323 - 31 B.C. Following the death of Alexander the Great, his kingdom was split into three by his generals.
The great city of Corinth was destroyed (146 BC), Athens captured (86 BC), and Cleopatra and Mark Antony defeated at the Battle of Actium (31 BC).
Gnathian-style pottery appeared around the middle of the 4th century BC in the southern Italian region of Apulia.
www.museum.upenn.edu /Greek_World/time-06.html   (324 words)

 Rome Unleashed - Rome's Conquest of the East
Eastern Mediterranean was dominated by the Hellenistic states from the end of the 4th century BC.
At the battle of Pydna in 168 BC, the Romans won a decisive victory and reduced Macedonia to a Roman province.
Greece was added in 146 BC, after a war in which the Romans destroyed the leading greek city, Corinth.
www.classicsunveiled.com /romeh/html/conquesteast.html   (252 words)

 Windows On Italy - The Early Italic Tribes
And it was due to them, in all probability, that Rome was founded towards the middle of the 8C BC on one of the numerous hills (the Palatine) in the marshy depressions surrounding the river.
The struggle between Rome and Carthage was to continue until the end of the century (264-201 BC) ending in two separate conflicts: Sicily was the scene of the first (264-241 BC) until it became a Roman province; and slightly later (238-227 BC) Sardinia and Corsica met the same fate.
The events of the first century BC in Italy are marked by a move from republican liberties to dictatorial regimes and a return to a democratic-type structure (rather similar to present-day presidential republics) with the advent of the principate of Augustus (27 BC-AD 14).
italic.org /aratxt5.htm   (2213 words)

 Rome Unleashed - Roman Historical Timelines (755 BC to 27 BC)
390 BC Conquest of Rome by the Gauls
59 BC Consulship of Caesar, and grant of the province of Gaul
43 BC Octavian, Caesar's heir, with the consuls defeat Antony at Mutina and is elected consul.
www.classicsunveiled.com /romeh/html/timelines1.html   (627 words)

 Table of contents for Library of Congress control number 2004040682   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Conquest of the Mediterranean, 264 BC - 146 BC: 4.
Collapse of the Republic, 133 BC - 27 BC 8.
Conflict of the warlords, 44 BC - 27 BC 12.
www.loc.gov /catdir/toc/cam041/2004040682.html   (299 words)

 Chronology of the Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
753 B.C. - (This is a traditional date accepted by ancient historians, but for which there is no certain evidence.) Rome was allegedly founded on 21 April by Romulus (in myth a descendant of the Trojan hero Aeneas), who later killed his twin brother, Remus, in a quarrel.
146 BC - Carthage was razed to the ground, ending the Third Punic War.
58—51 BC - Caesar's conquest of all of Gaul.
www.personal.kent.edu /~bkharvey/roman/sources/repchron.htm   (1004 words)

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