Class Notes (811,137)
Canada (494,513)
York University (33,712)
History (957)
HIST 3131 (18)
Ben Kelly (18)

HIST 3131 Lecture 2.docx

3 Pages
Unlock Document

York University
HIST 3131
Ben Kelly

Lecture 2 September-17-12 5:26 AM The Roman Conquest of Italy  6-5th Century BCE Rome a really dominant power  390 BCE Rome sacked by Sinonae  Focusing on the narrative of the conquest; the aggressor of the war and the post war settlement  Romans gave citizenship to defeated enemies o Responsible for the strength of Rome o Obligated to loyalty of military Roman Citizenship  Rights o Hold political offices (male of a certain age) o To vote in assemblies o Ius provocationis right of appeal o Ius commercii right to trade o Ius conubii right to marry  Duties o Military services (18-35 years old) o Payment of taxes  Municipa: pre-existing cities that were defeated by Rome, participating in Roman and Ideal government o Lack of conducting foreign policy  Citizen status differed among cities Dealing with the Conquered  Citizen colonies  Municipia with full citizenship  Municipia without full citizenship (sine suffragio) without the vote  Latin communities  Latin colonies  Allied communities  Latin communities: pre-existing, no political rights  Latin colonies: founded from scratch  Allied communities had no rights, relationship with Rome regulated by treaty  Treaties made allies obligated to supply military troops to Rome Major Wars First Samnite War 343-341 BCE  Fairly minor, sieged city of Capua  Romans came to aid, Empire by invitation Latin War 341-338 BCE  Larger that the previous war  Latins resentful of being treated as subjects, not allies  After Rome's victory they dissolved the Latin League  Citizen colonies created, some Municipia made Second Samnite War 327/6-304 BCE  Samnites preparing to attack Roman colonies on Samnite territory  Samnites inciting Naples to attack Rome  Above not reliable, who started what?  Dispute with Naples, some wanted Roman help, some wanted Samnite help  Samnites never attacked Roman territory, all battles happened outside Rome, mostly on Samnite land Third Samnite War 298-290 BCE  Romans overrun Samnites, forcing them to become allies, given love status and they were forces to provide Rome with military power  268 - Romans stopp
More Less

Related notes for HIST 3131

Log In


Don't have an account?

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.