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N. a union or association formed for mutual benefit, especially between countries or organizations: a defensive alliance between Australia and New Zealand | divisions within the alliance.
In Latium. It was occupied from at least the 8th cent. bc by people with a material culture resembling that of Rome itself. It was certainly Latin in the 6th ...
Mod. Cherchel, on the coast of Algeria. Probably founded as a Punic trading-station, known as Iol, the oldest finds date to c.500 bc. Defences were constructed towards the end of ...
[De]A Latin term for self‐governing communities or settlements of non‐Roman citizens within the Roman Empire. Often, but not always, based on pre‐Roman tribal boundaries, sometimes established on ...
A system of marking out the land in squares or rectangles, by means of boundaries, normally before distribution in a colonial foundation. The centuriation systems which remain visible today are ...
A German city on the Rhine, famous in the Middle Ages for its shrine of the Wise Men of the East, commonly called the Three Kings of Cologne (see the Three Kings).
Colonies and Colonization, Roman Reference library
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome
Colonization was central to the diffusion of Roman power and cultural influence throughout Italy and the provinces. Historians have traditionally
colonization, Roman Reference library
A. N. Sherwin-White, Barbara M. Levick, and Edward Henry Bispham
The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)
The earliest colonies of Roman citizens were small groups of 300 families at *Ostia, *Antium (338
(a) A member of a colōnia (see colonization, roman); (b) a tenant farmer.(a) A member of a colōnia (see colonization, roman); (b) a tenant farmer.
Empire, Ideology of Roman
Rome's empire began in some sense only with the city's first military successes, and developed rapidly during the republic's first three centuries (c.500–200bce). An epigraphic, not a literary, text ...
Near the mouth of the Metaurus in Umbria: important highway junction, where the via Flaminia reached the Adriatic. Named after a temple of Fortune, it also contained Vitruvius' celebrated basilica ...
Though this term is frequently used interchangeably with the term boundary, it perhaps has a less exact significance, connoting a zone with width or depth as well as length.
‘Colonization’, in the language of a former imperial power, is a somewhat misleading term for the process of major Greek expansion that took place between c.734 and 580 bc. In fact, the process ...
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. ...
Iulius Caesar, Gaius
(RE 131)born 100 bc (Suetonius Divus Iulius 88. 1), of a patrician family without social equals, as descendants of Venus and Aeneas, but with little recent political success. His ...
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 ...
(pl. lēgēs), primarily, a statute, passed by one of the assemblies of the Roman people; the lex Hortensia of 287 bc conferred the force of statute on measures passed by a meeting of the plebs, and ...
A western African republic characterized since colonial times by ethnic tensions, between a well-educated Black minority and an underprivileged majority of Moors (a Muslim people of north-west ...
[MC]A self‐governing chartered city of the second grade; a chartered settlement of Roman citizens or of people enjoying ‘Latin rights’. Municipia are ranked next in dignity to coloniae, but the ...
Greek colony in Italy, south of Naples, of which a group of ruined Doric temples survives (c.530 bc–c.460 bc). This Doric Order has the most exaggerated entasis of any Antique example, and the very ...
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