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The land within the borders of the Empire is slightly shaded to bring out the limits of Roman influence with the ease of a glance.
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In a war of propaganda, Octavian gradually convinced the western provinces, Italy, and most of the Roman upper class that Antony was sacrificing Roman interests, trying to become a Hellenistic king in Alexandria, and planning to rule the Roman world from there with Cleopatra.
By the end of the Civil Wars and the beginning of the Augustan era, 2 million or 35% of the population in Italy were slaves.
To represent the continuing civil wars after the assassination of Caesar, Roman leaders that are killed are replaced 6 turns later with a successor: Octavian for Caesar, Sextus for Pompey, Antony for Crassus, and Brutus for Cicero.
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 Roman civil wars - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The next Roman civil war would not be fought until after Nero's suicide in 68 AD, the year before the year of the four emperors.
Fulvia's civil war (41–40 BC), between the forces of Lucius Antonius and Fulvia Antonia (the younger brother and wife of Mark Antony) and Octavian - Octavian victory.
Final war of the Roman Republic (32–30 BC), between the Western provinces (under the leadership of Octavian and Agrippa) and the East (under Mark Antony and Cleopatra) - Western victory.
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 Roman Republic - Encyklopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The toga was the characteristic garment of the Roman citizen.
The Macedonian and Seleucid wars were a series of conflicts fought by Rome during and after the second Punic war, in the eastern Mediterranean, the Adriatic, and the Aegean.
Roman victories at Thermopylae (191 BC) and the Battle of Magnesia (190 BC), forced Antiochus to sign the Treaty of Apamia (188 BC), ceding Seleucid territory to Rome and Pergamon, and extracting a war indemnity of 15,000 talents of silver.
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 Civil War - Uncyclopedia
The southern states, known as the Intersection, with their superior education, health, and population kept the war confined to the northen regions for most of the war, aiming to ensure destruction of the northern factories to rid the world of their terrible social and economic implications.
The Roman-ians, similar to the romans, but with fangs, had multiple clashes in the early decades of the victorian era within there pseudo-country, in part, because the real vampires gained a growing xenophobic percentage, due to a mass number of immigrant goth 16-year-old girls pretending to be vampires.
The Dutch civil war was fought in 2006, when the whole country turned against Marco van Basten, who was at the time coach of the national soccer team, and the KNVB.
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 Roman Republican civil wars - Free net encyclopedia
Post-Caesarian civil war (44 BC), between the Senate army (led first by Cicero and then by Octavian) and the army of Antony, Lepidus, and their colleagues - Truce results in union of forces.
Fulvia's civil war (41–40 BC), between the forces of Lucius Antonius and Fulvia Antonia (the younger brother and wife of Mark Antony) and Octavian - Octavian victory.
Antony's civil war (32–30 BC), between the Western provinces (under the leadership of Octavian and Agrippa) and the East (under Mark Antony and Cleopatra) - Western victory.
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 Roman Revolution and Civil Wars by Sanderson Beck
Roman envoys demanded both sides put down their arms and persuaded Adherbal to surrender; but he was killed, and Jugurtha also massacred the Italians there.
In Asia he found that Roman money-lending at high interest had driven their war debts up to a staggering 120,000 talents; Lucullus reduced the obligation to 40,000 and arranged for it all to be paid within four years, saving the Asians from bankruptcy but causing resentment among equestrian capitalists.
Many Roman officers resented the presence of the Egyptian queen; the ships of Cleopatra and Antony were able to break out, but most of the others did not; as the royal couple sailed for Egypt, their forces deserted to Octavian.
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 Biography - B - British Civil Wars, Commonwealth and Protectorate   (Site not responding. Last check: )
During the Second Civil War, Baillie commanded the infantry in the Duke of Hamilton's ill-fated Engager invasion of England.
A Colonel of Horse in the New Model Army by the end of the First Civil War, Boteler was appointed Major-General for Bedfordshire, Huntingdonshire, Northamptonshire and Rutland during the Rule of the Major-Generals.
On the outbreak of the Second Civil War, the brothers returned to England and joined the Earl of Holland's insurrection at Kingston, Surrey in July 1648 during which Francis Villiers was killed and Lord Holland was captured; Buckingham succeeded in escaping to the Netherlands.
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 The Roman Army: Key Concepts
At the time of the Jewish revolt there were two legions each numbered 1,4,5,6,10,15, and 22, and three with the number 3; this situation had arisen from the Roman civil wars when opposing sides had each created and numbered their own legions.
One tribune was senior in rank to the other five, and was second in command of the legion; he was called the tribunus laticlavius, and was appointed to the post by the provincial governor.
According to the Roman historian Suetonius, when Cestius Gallus and the Twelfth Legion was defeated the Judaeans captured their eagle, an act of utter humiliation for any legion.
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 Roman Civil Wars   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This was a factor in the Mithridatic War of 89-85.
War with Jugurtha in North Africa, and the rise of Marius, 112-106.
It ended with total civil war between the forces of Octavian (supported by the Senate) and Antony (supported by Cleopatra in Egypt and his clients and followers elsewhere in the eastern provinces.
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 SparkNotes: The Aeneid: Context
Virgil, the preeminent poet of the Roman Empire, was born Publius Vergilius Maro on October 15, 70 B.C. near Mantua, a city in northern Italy.
Virgil lived at the height of the first age of the Roman Empire, during the reign of the emperor Octavian, later known as Augustus.
Civil war erupted between the assassins and the Second Triumvirate—Octavian, Antony, and Lepidus.
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 Roman Mints
The earliest true coins of the Roman Republic were cast from bronze, a mixture of copper and tin.
The period of the Roman Civil Wars, 68-69 AD, saw a number of mints being opened by the various factions fighting for control of Rome, as the contestants for the throne had to strike coins to pay their troops.
Following the Civil Wars, during the Flavian period, many of the provincial mints were shut down, and Rome once again became the primary mint, although Lugdunum continued to strike bronze and copper coins until around the reign of Domitian, the last of the Flavian emperors, at which time it was again closed.
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 Civil wars book II
By these means he terrified the Roman citizens of that province, and obliged them to promise him for the service of the state one hundred and ninety thousand sesterces, twenty thousand pounds weight of silver, and a hundred and twenty thousand bushels of wheat.
In the town there was a multitude of people, ignorant of war, owing to the length of the peace; some of them Uticans, very well inclined to Caesar, for his favors to them; the Roman population was composed of persons differing widely in their sentiments.
His camp was well adapted for protracting a war, from the nature and strength of the situation, from its proximity to the sea, and the abundance of water and salt, of which a great quantity had been stored up from the neighboring salt-pits.
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 Roman Navy
Prior to the Punic wars the Roman classis or fleet was limited to minor coastal operations and support for trade.
Their newly founded sea prowess enables the Roman legions to land on the coast of North Africa and bring the war out of Italy and into the laps of the Carthaginians.
Roman ships were built by copying the example of captured Carthaginian vessels, combined with the expertise supplied by the Greek cities of southern Italy.
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 Bardito Languages - Italian French German Spanish Hebrew Greek Russian Lithuanian
The institutions of the Roman republic, born for governing a city-state, were unfit to rule over such a large empire.
Furthermore, Roman citizenship was slowly extended to the provinces, and the rule of law became less arbitrary (although largely imperfect).
In the 1st and 2nd century Roman legions were mostly employed in brief civil wars (e.g.
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 Ancient History Sourcebook: Mithridates & The Roman Conquests in the East, 90-61 BCE
Mithridates and The Roman Conquests in the East, 90-61 BCE
In conquering Mithridates the Romans, almost against their wish, were forced to conquer most of the nearer Orient---especially all of Asia Minor and Syria---and to come face to face with Parthia.
Such and so diversified was this one war against Mithridates, but in the end it brought the greatest gain to the Romans; for it pushed the boundaries of their dominion from the setting of the sun to the river Euphrates.
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 History 401: Emperors
Civil war ensued because Numerian's elder brother Carinus (283-285) still reigned as the legitimate Augustus of the West.
Diocletian ended a century of civil war and, through a series of decrees, he reformed the army, administration, finances, and society of the late Roman state which is henceforth called the DOMINATE.
Galerius was furious when he received the imago and news from Britain, but, to avoid civil war, Galerius elevated SEVERUS II (306-307) as Augustus of the West and he recognized Constantine as only Caesar in the West.
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 Roman Civil Wars - Military History Wiki
Fulvia's civil war (41/40 BC), between the forces of Lucius Antonius and Fulvia Antonia (the younger brother and wife of Marc Antony) and Octavian's Triumvirate army - Triumvirate victory
Antony's civil war (32/30 BC), between the Western provinces (under the leadership of Octavian and Agrippa) and the East (under command of Marc Antony and Cleopatra) - Western victory
The next Roman civil war would not be fought until after Nero's suicide in 68 AD; this period was known as the "Pax Augusti" (peace of Augustus), and was the beginning of the era known as the "Pax Romana" (Roman Peace).
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 Appian's Roman History: The Mithridatic Wars
Such and so diversified was this one war, but in the end it brought the greatest gains to the Romans, for it pushed the boundaries of their dominion from the setting of the sun to the river Euphrates.
Caesar or Mark Antony had given to others, were made Roman provinces by Augustus Caesar, after he had taken Egypt, as the Romans needed only the slightest pretext in each case.
As they held Africa also as far as Cyrene (for Apion, the king of that country, a bastard of the house of the Lagids left Cyrene itself to the Romans in his will), Egypt alone was lacking to their grasp of the whole Mediterranean.
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 History: Roman Times
The Romans, who governed the island from 229 BC to 337 AD, allowed Corfu full autonomy and recognised its privileges.
The island was used as a naval station by the Romans for their activities in Eastern Mediterranean and their military campaigns in the opposite mainland.
During the Roman civil wars in the 1st century BC Corfu had to side with one or the other of the contending parties.In the struggle between Pompey and Julius Caesar the Corcyraeans furnished the former with a contingent of ships.
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 UK Battlefields Resource Centre - The Civil Wars
The warfare that took place in these islands in the mid 17th century is still popularly known as the English Civil War.
Of the three it was however the action in England which proved the most significant, not least because of the size and wealth of the united kingdom of England and Wales.
The first military action was in the Bishops Wars, between Scotland and England in 1638 - 1640, culminating in the battle of Newburn (Northumberland).
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 LacusCurtius • Appian's Roman History
As with most ancient authors, not that much is known of Appian, and the Loeb edition's introductory material, by Horace White, is about as good as one can get; the principal manuscripts of the Roman History are also treated there, if very summarily.
For now, only the Civil Wars, and only the English translation: although there is, that I know of, no Greek original of the work online anywhere, I do not plan to enter it myself, since those, now few, who read Greek will very likely have access to the TLG.
For Appian's Foreign Wars, the links, in italics, are to the English translation at Livius.
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 The Ultimate Settefinestre Dog Breeds Information Guide and Reference
Villa Settefinistre in the comune of Orbetello, Tusany, is the site of a late Republican Roman slave-run villa owned by the senatorial family of the Volusii, built in the first century BCE and enlarged in the first century AD with a large cryptoportico.
Cosa suffered a crisis in the Roman Republican civil wars and became depopulated.
The exemplary archaeological excavations at Settefinestre have been taken as a starting point for the new phase of science-supported field archaeology in Italian work that are provided more detailed study of the occupation history of the Roman countryside and move beyond the antiquarian tradition of villa-studies [1].
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 Legion by Slitherine - Scenario 1
However, when he died the Romans tried direct incorporation and the officials sent to implement this raped Queen Boudica and her daughters sparking a major revolt which nearly lost the Romans the province.
As a center for the Druids, it was particularly disliked by the Romans, and in the 60s AD they started a campaign in the west which was to culminate in the destruction of the cult there.
When Caractacus fled to the Brigantes and was handed over to the Romans, it caused a civil war, which enabled the Romans to consolidate their hold on the territory.
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