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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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2010
Subject:
Classical studies, History
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Between the beginnings of Roman expansion and the outbreak of the Social War (91 bce) the development of

federal states

federal states  

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Are found in the Greek world from the late 6th cent. bc. The term is used of those organizations in which the separate city‐states (see polis) of a geographical and ethnic region were combined to ...
Interstate Relations

Interstate Relations  

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The formal study of international relations (IR) can be said to have begun in 1919 with Sir Alfred Zimmern's appointment as Chair of International Politics, University College of Wales, Aberystwyth. ...
Latins

Latins  

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Inhabited Latium Vetus. They formed a unified ethnic group with a common name a common sentiment, and a common language; they worshipped the same gods and had similar political and social ...
oath

oath  

N.A pronouncement swearing the truth of a statement or promise, usually by an appeal to God to witness its truth. An oath is required by law for various purposes, in particular for affidavits and ...
Peloponnesian League

Peloponnesian League  

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The earliest known and longest‐lasting Greek offensive and defensive alliance. The name is modern and inaccurate, since the alliance was neither all‐ and only Peloponnesian nor a league (the members ...

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