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Food insecurity in Early Rome

Food insecurity in Early Rome

Responsibility for solving food crises often falls to a community’s leaders. Early Rome was no different, and in the first centuries of the Republic suffered from, and solved, the problem of food scarcity.

Written by Joshua R. Hall

Regulus and the Bagradas Dragon

Regulus and the Bagradas Dragon

When the Romans decided to invade Africa in 256 BC to bring an end to their war with Carthage, they supposedly encountered more than just Punic elephants and a cunning Spartan condottiero.

Written by Joshua R. Hall

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