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The History of Old Rome

THE HISTORY OF OLD ROME

From: The History of Rome, by Theodor Mommsen
Translated with the sanction of the author by William Purdie Dickson


Table of Contents

Jump » BOOK I: The Period Anterior to the Abolition of the Monarchy » BOOK II: From the Abolition of the Monarchy in Rome to the Union of Italy » BOOK III: From the Union of Italy to the Subjugation of Carthage and the Greek States » BOOK IV: The Revolution » BOOK V: The Establishment of the Military Monarchy


BOOK I: The Period Anterior to the Abolition of the Monarchy

CHAPTER I. Introduction   II. The Earliest Migrations into Italy   III. The Settlements of the Latins   IV. The Beginnings of Rome   V. The Original Constitution of Rome   VI. The Non-Burgesses and the Reformed Constitution   VII. The Hegemony of Rome in Latium   VIII. The Umbro-Sabellian Stocks - Beginnings of the Samnites   IX. The Etruscans   X. The Greeks in Italy - Maritime Supremacy of the Tuscans and Carthaginians   XI. Law and Justice   XII. Religion   XIII. Agriculture, Trade, and Commerce   XIV. Measuring and Writing   XV. Art


BOOK II: From the Abolition of the Monarchy in Rome to the Union of Italy

CHAPTER I. Change of the Constitution - Limitation of the Power of the Magistrate   II. The Tribunate of the Plebs and the Decemvirate   III. The Equalization of the Orders, and the New Aristocracy   IV. Fall of the Etruscan Power - the Celts   V. Subjugation of the Latins and Campanians by Rome   VI. Struggle of the Italians against Rome   VII. Struggle Between Pyrrhus and Rome, and Union of Italy   VIII. Law, Religion, Military System, Economic Condition, Nationality   IX. Art and Science


BOOK III: From the Union of Italy to the Subjugation of Carthage and the Greek States

CHAPTER I. Carthage   II. The War between Rome and Carthage Concerning Sicily   III. The Extension of Italy to Its Natural Boundaries   IV. Hamilcar and Hannibal   V. The War under Hannibal to the Battle of Cannae   VI. The War under Hannibal from Cannae to Zama   VII. The West from the Peace of Hannibal to the Close of the Third Period   VIII. The Eastern States and the Second Macedonian War   IX. The War with Antiochus of Asia   X. The Third Macedonian War   XI. The Government and the Governed   XII. The Management of Land and of Capital   XIII. Faith and Manners   XIV. Literature and Art


BOOK IV: The Revolution

CHAPTER I. The Subject Countries Down to the Times of the Gracchi   II. The Reform Movement and Tiberius Gracchus   III. The Revolution and Gaius Gracchus   IV. The Rule of the Restoration   V. The Peoples of the North   VI. The Attempt of Marius at Revolution and the Attempt of Drusus at Reform   VII. The Revolt of the Italian Subjects, and the Sulpician Revolution   VIII. The East and King Mithradates   IX. Cinna and Sulla   X. The Sullan Constitution   XI. The Commonwealth and Its Economy   XII. Nationality, Religion, and Education   XIII. Literature and Art


BOOK V: The Establishment of the Military Monarchy

CHAPTER I. Marcus Lepidus and Quintus Sertorius   II. Rule of the Sullan Restoration   III. The Fall of the Oligarchy and the Rule of Pompeius   IV. Pompeius and the East   V. The Struggle of Parties during the Absence of Pompeius   VI. Retirement of Pompeius and Coalition of the Pretenders   VII. The Subjugation of the West   VIII. The Joint Rule of Pompeius and Caesar   IX. Death of Crassus - Rupture between the Joint Rulers   X. Brundisium, Ilerda, Pharsalus, and Thapsus   XI. The Old Republic and the New Monarchy   XII. Religion, Culture, Literature, and Art


THE HISTORY OF OLD ROME


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