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  Ancient Roman Military - Crystalinks
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.
"Roman Army" is the name given by English-speakers to the soldiers and other military forces who served the Roman Kingdom, the Roman Republic and later the Roman Empire.
All in all the Roman army consisted of 18 centuries of equites, 82 centuries of the first class (of which 2 centuries were engineers), 20 centuries each of the second, third and fourth classes and 32 centuries of the fifth class (of which 2 centuries were trumpeters).
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  Roman Kingdom
The Roman Kingdom (Latin : ''Regnum Romanum'') was the monarchal government for the city of Rome and its territories from its founding.
The kingdom ended with the expulsion of Lucius Tarquinius Superbus in 510 BC and the establishment of the Roman Republic.
Numa reformed the Roman calendar by adjusting it for the solar and lunar year as well as by adding the months of January and February to bring the total number of months to twelve.
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 The Official Roman Baths Museum Web Site in the City of Bath
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Above all this, in the the roman baths and pump room, city of bath apex of the pediment, is a star.
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 Rome: The Roman Kingdom
The assembly's principle function was to grant imperium to the monarch ratified by the Senate; there was, therefore, a limited democracy in the Roman kingdom: the clan leaders approved the candidate for king and the entire male population of Rome handed the king absolute rule.
It doesn't seem that the Romans were particularly greedy for land or wealth; their conquests seem largely motivated by anxieties over the threat to their security posed by the surrounding populations.
From the middle of the sixth century, the Roman monarchs became Etruscan, and the Romans bitterly resented it.
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  Roman Republic - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Roman initial policy towards the independent Greek city-states, such as Athens, Sparta, and Thebes, was to maintain the status quo.
Roman Governors of Asia were also notoriously corrupt and greedy, and injustice was common in the province for nearly a century after the transfer of power.
The Roman Empire was eventually divided between the Western Roman Empire which fell in 476 AD and the Eastern Roman Empire (also called the Byzantine Empire) which lasted until the fall of Constantinople in 1453 AD.
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The Roman army is the set of land-based military forces employed by the Roman Kingdom, Roman republic and later Roman empire as part of the Roman military.
Roman sword-fighting as talk was in fact fairly restrained and measured - primarily, the sword was to be used to make short stabbing strokes from behind the protection of the scutum with minimal risk of the soldier receiving counter-strokes.
Roman historian Edward Gibbon estimates in his book The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire that the peak size of the Roman army in the late imperial period was in the order of 375,000 men.
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 Texas A&M University
The Romans, like the Egyptians, were a nation of farmers and early surveying practices of the Romans was to mark the boundaries of a new town by plowing a furrow with an oblique plow.
Romans typically preferred the division of plots of land to be made in squares instead of rectangles.
Roman roads, as a whole, were laid out in straight lines to ensure the shortest distance between two neighboring towns.
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 SparkNotes: Early Middle Ages (475-1000): Post-Roman Europe I: Italy and Southern Gaul From Theodoric to the Lombards ...
In effect, the system was dualistic: Roman law, practice, religion (Catholicism), taxes, and language for the indigenous Italians, as opposed to Germanic kingship, tribal Ostrogothic (as well as Rugian) law, Arianism, and military duties for the German newcomers, who were outnumbered by native Italians.
Roman landowners were required to provide about one-third of their agricultural revenues.
Theodoric also attracted capable Roman aristocrats as administrators, including Cassiodorus, Boethius, and Symmachus, who were invested with proper Roman titles (and offices of) Patrician, Consul, and Master of Offices, the chief civil administrative offices in Roman parlance.
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 Roman Empire - Deistpedia, the Deist encyclopedia
Roman Empire is also used as translation of the expression Imperium Romanum, probably the best known Latin expression where the word "imperium" is used in the meaning of a territory, the "Roman Empire", as that part of the world where Rome ruled.
Roman titles of power were adopted by successor states and other entities with imperial pretensions, including the Frankish kingdom, the Holy Roman Empire, the first and second Bulgarian empires, the Russian/Kiev dynasties, and the German Empire.
The Holy Roman Empire, an attempt to resurrect the Empire in the West, was established in 800 when Pope Leo III crowned Charlemagne as Roman Emperor on "Christ" mas Day, though the empire and the imperial office did not become formalized for some decades.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Visigoths
In 396 he invaded the Balkan peninsula as far as the Peloponnesus and was given the Province of Illyria.
Under the succeeding rulers the kingdom was enlarged, and, during the reign of Euric (466) the
Arianism, isolated after the destruction of the Ostrogothic and Vandalic kingdoms, constantly declined but was revived during the reign of Leovigild (568-86) His son Hermenigild revolted against him but was defeated and beheaded.
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 Rome: The Roman Kingdom
The assembly's principle function was to grant imperium to the monarch ratified by the Senate; there was, therefore, a limited democracy in the Roman kingdom: the clan leaders approved the candidate for king and the entire male population of Rome handed the king absolute rule.
It doesn't seem that the Romans were particularly greedy for land or wealth; their conquests seem largely motivated by anxieties over the threat to their security posed by the surrounding populations.
From the middle of the sixth century, the Roman monarchs became Etruscan, and the Romans bitterly resented it.
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 Military history of ancient Rome - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It was also during the Kingdom that the army began to be organized into very specific and rigid sections, with the entire army being called the legio (legion).
Sometime during the late Roman Kingdom or early Roman Republic the legio was split into two.
One of the greatest, (the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest) saw the liquidation of three imperial legions and was to force a limit on Roman expansion in the west.
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 Roman Kingdom - Legend of Troy
The Roman Kingdom in Latin "Regnum Romanum" was the monarchical government for the city of Rome and its territories from its founding.
The Roman Kingdom ended with the expulsion of Lucius Tarquinius Superbus in 510 BC and the establishment of the Republic of Roma.
In Roman legend, when the Greeks waged war against the city of Troy (Leyend of Troy), the Trojan hero Aeneas sailed across the Mediterranean Sea to the Italian Peninsula and founded Lavinium.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Damascus
Solomon it became the capital of an independent kingdom, established by Razon or Rasin (1 Kings 11:24).
Damascus after a siege of two years, and put an end to the Kingdom of Syria (2 Kings 16:9-12).
Petra, of Tigranes, King of Armenia, and finally of the Roman general Metellus.
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 Ancient Roman Kingdom and Republic
To start off understanding the shift from ancient Roman Kingdom to Republic, I suggest that we bear in mind an initial structure, based on a class system of King : Aristocracy : Plebs : Slaves.
To this we have a strata of "clients" which we can more or less ignore from the point of view of government of the city.
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 Ancient Rome
The Aeneid of Virgil - Caesar Augustus' attempt at the beginning of the Empire to link Roman might with a direct lineage to the Bronze Age Greeks and Greek Mythology.
Fall of the Roman Republic and Caesar, to 14 CE
THE ROMANS: 262 BC - 113 BC - CONQUEST OF THE MEDITERRAENEAN
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It should be noted that the original Roman system of nomenclature is used (the tria nomina) with full names and filiation to the extent of grandchildren.
Roman Empire (31 B.C. Emperors 31 B.C. Consuls 30 B.C. Consuls A.D. Consuls A.D. Consuls A.D. Eastern Roman Empire (A.D. Emperors A.D. Consuls A.D. (of both Empires)
Western Roman Empire: Emperors A.D. Barbarian Kings of Italy A.D. Consuls A.D. (of both Empires)
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