By J. S. Richardson

ISBN-10: 0511518595

ISBN-13: 9780511518591

ISBN-10: 0521321832

ISBN-13: 9780521321839

ISBN-10: 0521521343

ISBN-13: 9780521521345

This ebook strains the beginnings and the 1st a hundred and forty years of the Roman presence in Spain, exhibiting how what all started as a merely army dedication built additionally right into a diversity of civilian actions together with taxation, jurisdiction and the founding of either Roman and local settlements. the writer makes use of literary assets, the result of contemporary and previous archaeology, numismatics, and epigraphic fabric to bare the best way styles of management have been created, specially less than the course of the army commanders despatched from Rome to the 2 Spanish provinciae. this can be of significant significance for figuring out the best way Roman strength unfold in this interval, not just in Spain, yet in the course of the Mediterranean global.

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Sending scouts ahead (which included certain Gallic mercenaries in the pay of Massilia), he marched up the Rhone, to arrive at the crossing place three days after the Carthaginian army had gone over. Scipio promptly returned to the coast, where he decided to divide his forces, returning himself with a small number of men in order to join those already in northern Italy in facing Hannibal. 5 This decision was clearly taken by P. Scipio without consulting the senate. 3-4), in the speeches they give to Scipio before the battle of the Ticinus, explicitly state that this decision was Scipio's own.

Emporion itself was, of course, Massiliote (cf. A. Garcia y Bellido, Hispania Graeca (Barcelona 1948) H, 55-8). 8 (p. 160); Garcia y Bellido [n. 19] 11, 19—50, M. Almagro, Ampurias2 (Barcelona 1951) gives a brief outline of its significance. 6 (p. 159). Cf. Artemidorus fr. 19; Avienus 476. Despite the earlier view of Garcia y Bellido [n. 19] 11, 51-5, there is no trace of such a Greek colony at modern Denia (G. Martin, La supuesta colonia griega de Hemeroskopeion (Valencia 1968). 93 (Allonis); Ptolem.

E. ; F. Hampl, Aufstieg und Niedergang 1. 1, 430-4; J. W. 3) a s t n e reason for the agreement with Hasdrubal. 34, esp. 4 - 5 . (See Walbank, Commentary, ad loc. ) 79 J. H. Thiel, A history of Roman sea-power before the second Punic war (Amsterdam 1954) 319. 29 Cambridge Books Online © Cambridge University Press, 2009 Spain before the Romans by his presence and his authority to identify him as the reason for the outbreak which Cornelius put down. 81 There is no doubt that such attitudes were a major factor in Roman foreign policy through the third and second centuries, to an extent that has been underrated by many modern writers.

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