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  Military history of the Roman Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rome was a militarized state whose history was often closely entwined with its military history over the 1229 years that the Roman state existed.
The core of the military history of the Roman Empire is the account of its great land battles, from the conquest of Italy to its final battles against the Huns.
Rome was able to use her superior army in preference to her navy in most of the wars she fought afterwards.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Military_history_of_Rome   (5213 words)

 Encyclopedia: Military history of Rome
Rome was a militarized state whose history was often closely entwined with its military history over the 1228 years that the Roman state is traditionally said to have existed.
The Roman Army was the collection of soldiers and other military forces which served the Roman Republic, and the Roman Empire.They were a very sophisticated army.
The upper class of Rome, the Senators, served as the army's leaders, serving as legates and tribunes.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Military-history-of-Rome   (1656 words)

 Rome: History
   Roman history begins in a small village in central Italy; this unassuming village would grow into a small metropolis, conquer and control all of Italy, southern Europe, the Middle East, and Egypt, and find itself, by the start of AD time, the most powerful and largest empire in the world.
An immensely practical people, the Romans devoted much of their brilliance to military strategy and technology, administration, and law, all in support of the vast world government that they built.
Each chapter in this history is followed by the title of the next chapter; you can proceed from chapter to chapter in this history by clicking the title that concludes each chapter.
www.wsu.edu /~dee/ROME/HISTORY.HTM   (386 words)

 History Guide to Rome, GA Georgia USA
Welcome to Rome’s Historic Myrtle Hill Cemetery…opened in 1857 as the city’s 2nd cemetery; it covers 25 acres built on 5 terraces and is individually listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
She was the founder of the Rome Symphony Orchestra, the oldest symphony in the Southeast.
Rome is strategically located where the Etowah, which flows through four counties, and the swift Oostanaula River join to form the Coosa River which flows from Downtown Rome to the Gulf of Mexico.
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 Punic Wars article - Punic Wars History Military History Rome Phoenician Carthage First Punic - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Punic Wars were a series of three wars fought between Rome and the Phoenician city of Carthage.
They are known as the "Punic" Wars because Rome's name for Carthaginians was Punici (older Poenici, due to their Phoenician ancestry).
The First Punic War was primarily a naval war fought between 264 BC and 241 BC.
www.what-means.com /encyclopedia/Punic_Wars   (144 words)

 Rome: Julius Caesar
The way to power in Rome was through military conquest; this gave the general a loyal army, wealth (from the conquered), and popularity and prestige at home.
   Caesar returned to Rome in 46 BC and had the Senate appoint him dictator for ten years; he was given imperium over the Roman Empire and was, for all practical purposes, above the law and the constitution.
The Romans, proud of their Republican tradition, deeply resented his power, and in 44 BC, on the Ides of March (March 15), a group of conspirators, led by Gaius Cassius Longinus and Marcus Junius Brutus, assassinated Caesar as he entered the Senate in his usual manner: with no bodyguards or protection.
www.wsu.edu:8000 /~dee/ROME/JULIUS.HTM   (576 words)

 Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce | Community Info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Floyd County was established in 1832 and named in honor of John Floyd, military officer and member of the state and U.S. House of Representatives..
Drawn was Daniel Mitchell's proposal, "Rome." Rome's topography reminded Mitchell of the seven hills of ancient Rome in Italy.
In 1929, Benito Mussolini traveled to Rome and presented the City of Rome with a sculpture of the Capitoline Wolf and her adopted babies — Romulus and Remus.
www.romega.com /community_information/history.html   (382 words)

 Ancient Rome - A to Z Home's Cool Homeschooling History
As archaeologists working in Pompeii, we are part of a long history and tradition of digging this ancient city.
Chosen by lot from a group of specially selected, physically impeccable girls with two living parents, a Vestal entered the Order between her sixth and tenth year and was sworn to thirty years of chastity and demending service.
Travel back to the height of ancient Rome and meet Verus ­ a slave who is whisked away from his life of slavery and given a chance to win his freedom in the arena as a gladiator.
homeschooling.gomilpitas.com /explore/rome.htm   (1069 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: History of Rome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
From the Gracchi to Nero: A History of Rome from 133 B.C. to A.D. by H.
This is not as much a textbook, as a sophisticated popular history of Rome, which in my opinion is the strength, and not a weakness, of this volume.
A history of Rome from the founding of the city through the fall of the Roman Empire, Grant's narrative never fails to lose your interest.
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 Military History Online
The Order of St Lazarus was a military order similar to the aforementioned ones, but it was very different in that it allowed lepers to take up military duties in its name.
In the years after D-Day up to the present, historians and military officials agreed that Jubilee, as the operation was codenamed, was one of the Allies' greatest military blunders of World War II.
My school history book described the victor of the battle, Horatio Nelson, as a 'weak and sickly child' who distinguished himself through great personal courage and went on to become the Royal Navy's greatest admirals.
www.militaryhistoryonline.com   (2240 words)

 Military History Of Rome Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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 Military History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
While not strictly devoted to military history, this is the main site for connections to a series of well-organized, substantive geographic, chronologocal, and thematic guides to history on the Internet.
This virtual exhibit catalog of displays at Oxford University's Museum of the History of Science, follows the development of mathematics as a "useful" and "practical" discipline (between the European Renaissance and Enlightenment) in its application to the "science" of warfare.
Unfortunately, Curtius' or Arrian's histories were not found full text; and "Alexanderama", which had over 200 links to (both good and bad) sites dealing with Alexander, appears to be defunct (is currently nowhere to be found on the web).
pml.suffolk.lib.ny.us /Pmlmil.htm   (3480 words)

 Rome: Military Resources
Victori is Latin for "The Conquerors." The growth of the Republic, and the advent and expansion of the Empire were greatly dependent on Rome's military might.
Rome's Persian Mirage: Rome's six-hundred-year struggle for control of the ancient world was one of the earliest tests of East versus West.
From: Ammianus Marcellinus, The Roman History of Ammianus Marcellinus During the Reigns of The Emperors Constantius, Julian, Jovianus, Valentinian, and Valens, trans.
intranet.dalton.org /groups/rome/RMil.html   (8162 words)

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Born from the very foundations of military history, the history of Rome, New York has been one of varied and vast interest.
From the early beginnings to the cutting edge of technology, the citizens of Rome have always led the way so to speak.
I hope that I have provided you with thorough history of Rome covering the early days to the present era.
members.tripod.com /~RomeMilitaryMuseum/index-5.html   (161 words)

 Internet Ancient History Sourcebook: Rome
Livy (59 BCE-17 CE): The Rape of Lucretia, from History of Rome.
Jordanes (fl.c.550 CE): History of the Goths Chap.
The Prayer of Scipio Africanus Livy, History of Rome XXIX, 27, 1-4, 204 BCE [At enteract.com]
www.fordham.edu /halsall/ancient/asbook09.html   (3375 words)

 Ancient Rome : A Military and Political History: Current Amazon U.S.A. One-Edition Data
This is an unashamedly old-fashioned political and military narrative history of the Roman Republic and Empire.
The military history is at the operational or strategic level, not at the tactical level.
Written in terms as engaging to the lay reader as the professional historian, Ancient Rome is a dynasty-by-dynasty account that spreads out what history tells of feuds, assassinations, war, enforced peace, and military transformations in the legendary Roman Empire.
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 937   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A number of scholarly essays such as "Docetism," "The Reign of Aurelian in Eunapius' Histories," "A Reassessment of the Functions of Beneficiarii Consularis," and "Structuring Roman History: the Consular Year and the Roman Historical Tradition" are available.
This site is a short history of Rome from its foundation (traditionally dated 753 BCE) to the decline of the Western Empire.
Although Republican Rome did not have a written constitution, Professor Riggsby has composed an outline form of the basic structure of government after passage of the lex Hortensia (287 BCE).
mte.anacortes.k12.wa.us /webpages/links/900/937.htm   (1397 words)

 WWW-VL: History: Military History
The History of the Nursing Sisters of Canada
A Military Study of the Conventional Phase, 28 June-11 August, 1922", by Paul V. Walsh
A Brief History of the Rhodesian Army 1889-1981
vlib.iue.it /history/mil   (1944 words)

 List of Ancient Rome-related topics - SmartyBrain Encyclopedia and Dictionary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
An index of important figures in Ancient Rome can be found in List of ancient Romans.
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, by Edward Gibbon
Main directory: Military history of Rome (see weaponry, generals, wars, civil wars and famous enemies)
smartybrain.com /index.php/Ancient_Rome   (142 words)

 Link to Ancient Rome
Searchable database of article titles, authors, and subjects in several ancient history journals.
Links to on-line history departments from universities in America, Canada, Europe, and scattered places across the world.
If you have an interest/knowledge in Roman history and would like to join a small e-mail correspondence, not a massive ListServe, this is the place to go.
www.ghg.net /shetler/rome   (683 words)

 Jensen's Web Sources for Wars & World Military History
The Mexican war: a history of its origin, and a detailed account of the victories which terminated in the surrender of the capital; with the official despatches of the generals.
History of the war between Germany and France.
Nicolay and Hay on Tennessee and Kentucky, 1861 (1888)
tigger.uic.edu /~rjensen/military.html   (6077 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Ancient Rome : A Military and Political History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Enemies of Rome: From Hannibal to Attila the Hun by Philip Matyszak
The Fall Of Rome: And The End Of Civilization by Bryan Ward-Perkins
The Immense Majesty: A History of Rome and the Roman Empire by Thomas W. Africa
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0521809185?v=glance   (744 words)

 Military History, Joint, Air Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Space History Resources and Documents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Whispers of Warriors - The Importance of History to the Military Professional (
Command Decisions, Center of Military History (CMH) collection of essays on the key decisions by both sides in both theaters of WW II -- including plans and decisions between the wars
Psychological history of the German officer corps from 1918 to 1945, examining why most German officers obeyed Hitler "unto death," yet a handful conspired against him.
www.au.af.mil /au/awc/awcgate/awc-hist.htm   (4413 words)

 ipedia.com: Military history of Rome Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This is an tentative list of topics regarding Military History of Rome Table of contents 1 List of Roman battles 2 List of Roman Military Terms 3 Roman Civil Wars and Rebellions 4 List of Roman Wars 5...
This is a list of foreign persons that led important wars or rebellions against Rome
History - Ancient History - Ancient Rome - Military History of Rome
www.ipedia.com /military_history_of_rome.html   (152 words)

 Military History: Rome vs. Carthage: The Day the World Trembled@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Military History: Rome vs. Carthage: The Day the World Trembled@ HighBeam Research
The above preview is from Military History, September 3, 2004.
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 Amazon.ca: Books: Ancient Rome: A Military and Political History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The clear and detailed accounts of all major Roman military campaigns...should assure this volume an enduring place in undergraduate libraries.' BMCR
This volume is a short and comprehensive political and military history of ancient Rome.
Subjects > History > Europe > Italy > Ancient
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0521809185   (143 words)

 World History: Ancient History: Ancient Rome: HistoryWiz
The Burning of Rome 64AD, The Destruction of Pompeii 79AD, The Assassination of Julius Caesar, and others - Eyewitness History - narratives and other first hand sources
Rome Odyssey Online Emory University - a great site with history, daily life, archeology, mythology, burial and lots of art images
This is an enjoyable account, not only of Rome's greatest orator, but of the other major political figures of the time such as Julius Caesar, Marc Antony and Pompey.
www.historywiz.com /anc-rome.htm   (294 words)

 Find in a Library: Warriors of Rome : an illustrated military history of the Roman Legions
Find in a Library: Warriors of Rome : an illustrated military history of the Roman Legions
Warriors of Rome : an illustrated military history of the Roman Legions
WorldCat is provided by OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. on behalf of its member libraries.
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 Ancient History Sourcebook: Notice of New Structure
Each of the main sections had became too large to maintain as one file.
No representation is made about the copyright status of offsite links: note that for the Ancient History Sourcebook, unlike the Medieval Sourcebook and Modern History Sourcebook, many texts are offsite.
Notification of copyright infringement will result in the immediate removal of a text until its status is resolved.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/ancient/asbook3.html   (412 words)

 Armed Forces of the World  Rich military history - AKS StrategyPage.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Armed Forces of the World Rich military history - AKS StrategyPage.com
[Face it guys Europeans are smarter and they have the rich military history of their country to back them up]
As for a rich military history, egypt, greeece, rome, sparta, the vikings, celts (get the picture?) all had rich military histories - but, history is just that.
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