By J. S. Richardson

This ebook lines the beginnings and the 1st one hundred forty years of the Roman presence in Spain, displaying how what started as a only army dedication constructed additionally right into a diversity of civilian actions together with taxation, jurisdiction and the founding of either Roman and local settlements. the writer makes use of literary resources, the result of contemporary and previous archaeology, numismatics, and epigraphic fabric to bare the way styles of management have been created, particularly below the course of the army commanders despatched from Rome to the 2 Spanish provinciae. this can be of significant significance for realizing the best way Roman energy unfold in this interval, not just in Spain, yet during the Mediterranean international.

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Cf. Appian, Ib. 23. Mommsen (StR n3, 652 n. 5). For another explanation of these passages, see below p. 41. 14 Cf. the appointment of L. Scipio by Q. 11): of M. Livius Denter by P. 3); and of A. Postumius Albinus by his brother Sp. Albinus in 110 (Sail. Jug. 1). On propraetors appointed through the praetor urbanus, see Mommsen, StR I3, 680-6, esp. 681 n. 6. 1—5. 3—4). These, particularly Livy's, are, however, certainly compositions of the historians themselves. 1-2. 18 Publius himself took only a small section of this army back with him; 19 Cnaeus, acting no doubt under the authority delegated to him by his brother (probably imperium pro praetore) commanded the remainder until Publius arrived in Spain in mid-217.

Contra: T . A. Dorey, Humanitas 11-12 (1959-60) 1-10; Harris, War and imperialism 201. 9-10. ), this need only have resulted in a loose relationship of amicitia (Dahlheim, Struktur und Entwicklung 53-6 and 69-73). 1. (Romano-Saguntine agreement irXeioaiv STSOUV T\§T\ irpoTEpov TWV KOTT' 'Awi|3av Kcupcov); and the discussions by Walbank, Commentary 1, 170 and Sumner [n. 38] 213 n. 27. 45 Thus Walbank, Commentary 1, 171-2; for further discussion, and for the view adopted here, see P. Gauthier, RPhil 42 (1968) 91-100; P.

Walbank, Commentary 1, 170-1, formulates neatly the arguments that there must have been a violation of the Ebro treaty in Roman relations with Saguntum; but this arises from his view that the treaty must have been a mutual non-intervention pact, thus implicitly denning spheres of influence (pp. 169-70). 3-4; D i o fr. ). i 72 73 28 Cambridge Books Online © Cambridge University Press, 2009 The first Roman contacts: the Ebro treaty and Saguntum all the contacts between Rome and Spain at the diplomatic level were with Carthaginian commanders there.

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