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Contents List of Maps and Figures Acknowledgments Dedication Abbreviations Foreword 1 1. Italy in Prehistory 000 The Land and its Linguistic Diversity 000 Modern Archaeology and Prehistory 000 Prehistoric Italy 000 The Ice Man 000 The Bronze and Iron Ages 000 Ancient Languages and Modern Archaeology 000 2. Archaic Italy c. 800/500 b.c. 000 Phoenicians in the West 000 Greek Colonization in the West 000 The Formation of Etruscan Civilization 000 Phoenicians, Greeks, and Etruscans 000 Growth and Decline of Etruscan Civilization 000 The Alphabet 000 The Archaeology of Early Latium 000 3. The Ancient Sources for Early Roman History 000 The Annalistic Tradition 000 The Antiquarian Tradition 000 Livy and Dionysius of Halicarnassus 000 Cicero and Diodorus Siculus 000 Ancient Documentary Sources 000 Roman Oral Tradition and Greek Myth 000 4. Rome During the Regal Period 000 The Nature of the Evidence 000 The Site of Rome 000 The Archaeology of Early Rome 000 The Ancient Literary Tradition 000 Archaic Roman Institutions 000 Rome's Growth and Expanding Horizons 000 5. Archaic Roman Religion 000 Some Important Roman Divinities 000 The Official Religious Calendar 000 The Religious Priesthoods 000 Roman Religious Practices and Ideology 000 6. The Beginning of the Roman Republic 000 How Did The Monarchy End? 000 The Nature and Origin of the Consulship 000 The Early Consular Fasti 000 Patricians and Plebeians 000 Senators, Patricians, and Priests 000 The Plebeian Tribunate 000 The Tribal and Other Assemblies 000 Rome and the Latins 000 Sp. Cassius, the Fabii, and the Cremera 000 Clan Warfare and the Lapis Satricanus 000 7. Rome of the Twelve Tables 000 The Trial of K. Quinctius 000 Appius Herdonius and Quinctius Cincinnatus 000 Facts and Fictions of the Plebeian Tribunate 000 The Decemviral Legislation 000 Jurisdiction in Early Roman Law 000 Litigation and Orality in Early Roman Law 000 Society and Economy 000 The Second Board of Decemvirs 000 The Prohibition of Intermarriage 000 The Second Secession and the Valerian Horatian Laws 000 8. Evolution and Growth of the Roman State 444/367 b.c. 000 The Military Tribunes with Consular Power 000 The Sedition of Sp. Maelius 000 The War Against Fidenae 000 The War Against Veii 000 The Gallic Catastrophe and Its Aftermath 000 The Sedition of M. Manlius Capitolinus 000 The Licinian Sextian Laws 000 9. Rome's Rise to Dominance, 366/300 b.c. 000 The Emergence of the Roman Nobility 000 Tibur, Gauls, Greeks, and Carthage 000 The Samnites and the First Samnite War 000 The Latin War and its Consequences 000 The Second Samnite War 000 The Philinus Treaty 000 Other Significant Changes in the Roman State 000 Roman Factional Politics 000 10. Rome's Conquest and Unification of Italy, 299/264 b.c. 000 The Third Samnite War 000 Early Roman Coinage 000 Military Ethos and Aristocratic Family Tradition 000 Domestic and Foreign Affairs during the 280s b.c. 000 The Pyrrhic War 000 The Roman Organization of Italy 000 Some Final Assessments 000 Appendix: Early Roman Chronology 000 Works Cited 000 Index 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Rome History To 510 B, C, Rome History Republic, 510-265 B, C