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Introduction the Roman Republic: Rulers of the Mediterranean

This is a resource guide about the Roman Republic

Overview

By the end of the Punic Wars, the Roman Republic had conquered much of Spain, Carthage, Italy, and Greece. The magistrates of the Republic came to exercise power over increasingly diverse subjects and allies. While the city remained the entire of power and government, out in the provinces the power fell into the hands of military commanders. So far from Rome, the commanders had considerable freedom and power. 

But as the Republic expanded its power, problems were brewing at home.

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