Category Archives: Ancient_History

Defensive Imperialism: The Roman Republic – Part 2: Rome Versus Pyrrhus

Defensive Imperialism: The Roman Republic – Part 1 Rome’s victory in the Third Samnite War pushed the boundaries of its influence deep into southern Italy. Additionally, as part of the pacification of the Samnites, Rome surrounded what was Samnite territory … Continue reading

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Defensive Imperialism: The Roman Republic – Part 1

One of the most interesting stories in history is how the Roman Republic became the dominant power in the Mediterranean basin over a period of about a century and a half. Rome never had a set policy of conquest. Due … Continue reading

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Links: Saturday, 20120303

Foundations of Real Numbers – Prof. Joyce of Clark University has provided a modern treatment of Richard Dedekind‘s landmark paper “Was sind und was sollen die Zahlen?” (What are Numbers and What Should They Be?) Ancient Greek Cities – Ancient … Continue reading

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