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war establishment

The level of equipment and manning laid down for a military unit in wartime.

war, art of, Greek

war, art of, Greek  

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Before the second half of the 5th cent. bc, the Greeks seem to have made no attempt to systematize military theory. The only such works to have survived are Xenophon's Cavalry Commander, his ...
Roman armies

Roman armies  

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Traditionally, Servius Tullius (see rex) made the first attempt to channel the resources of the Roman state into military organization by dividing the citizens into wealth groups, so that the weapons ...
Aratus

Aratus  

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(271–213bc), statesman from Sicyon west of Corinth. He fled to Argos after the murder of his father Cleinias in 264 and was educated there. In 251 he expelled the tyrant Nicocles from Sicyon and ...
Vipsanius Agrippa, Marcus

Vipsanius Agrippa, Marcus  

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Lifelong friend and supporter of Augustus, b. c.63 bc of obscure but probably well‐to‐do family (he neglected his undistinguished family name). He accompanied Octavius (the future Octavian and ...
Gaius Flaminius

Gaius Flaminius  

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Was the only politician before the Gracchi to mount a serious challenge to the senatorial establishment on behalf of the populares (see optimates). A novus homo, he was tribune of the plebs 232 bc, ...
Piraeus

Piraeus  

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The great harbour complex of Athens, is a rocky limestone peninsula some 7 km. (4–5 mi.) SW of Athens, which Themistocles began to fortify in 493/2 as a base for Athens' rapidly expanding fleet in ...
ruler-cult

ruler-cult  

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GreekGreek ruler‐worship is the rendering, as to a god or hero, of honours to individuals widely revered because of their achievements, position, or power.In the aristocratic society of the Archaic ...
Israel

Israel  

After half a century of war and hostility, peace with the Palestinians seems as remote as everIsrael can be considered to have four main geographical regions. To the north is a hilly region that ...
Sicily

Sicily  

A large triangular island in the Mediterranean Sea, separated from the ‘toe’ of Italy by the narrow Strait of Messina. It forms, with the neighbouring islands of Lipari, Egadi, Ustica, and ...
Rome

Rome  

According to tradition the ancient city was founded by Romulus (after whom it is named) in 753 bc on the Palatine Hill; as it grew it spread to the other six hills of Rome (Aventine, Caelian, ...

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