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Riassunto: General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1911 Original Publisher: The University press Subjects: Rome History / Ancient / General History / Ancient / Rome Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: CHAPTER II EARLY ROME 6. Rome. The city of Rome was formed by the occupation of some low hills about 15 miles from the mouth of the Tiber, and the union of these settlements into a single community. When the first settlement took place is not known; probably it was long before 753 B. c., the conventional date of the foundation of Rome according to the calculation of a Roman antiquary. Nor is it known under what conditions the settlements coalesced or how long the process took. It seems that the first point occupied was the Palatine hill, and that the settlers were all or most of them drawn from the people called Latins, whose towns or hamlets were scattered over the low country east of the Tiber, or perched on the Alban hills or the spurs of the Sabine mountains. These were presently faced by a second settlement of Sabine origin with its headquarters on the Quirinal hill. Somehow these two communities merged in one, probably after conflict, in which the warlike Sabines had the upper hand. The result was the formation of the city Roma, membership of which was expressed by calling the men of Roma Romani. If this account be correct, we have already the picture of a composite community, and are led to expect that its institutions would shew traces of the mixture that had taken place. Such is indeed the case. In many particulars, mostly connected with religion, modem research has detected Latin and Sabine elements existing side by side. Tradition asserted that at one time the kings were alternate...
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