The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science Volume 9, Nos. 7-8

The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science Volume 9, Nos. 7-8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...Capua, Bruttium, Lucania, the greater part of Samnium, and Cisalpine Gaul, which country, indeed, was not even considered as a part of Italy. Those who had submitted without resistance to the domination of the Romans, and had rendered some services to them, had bestowed upon them the title of municqoia." These municipia governed themselves and were divided into two classes: 1Ihne, IV, 14s. ' 'Ihne, IV, 371. 'Ihne, IV, 354; Momm., 111, 277. 'Momm., I, 151-162; Ihne, IV, 179. Marquardt u. Momm., IV, 2627, 63. 5 Livy, IX, 48, 23; Ihne, IV, 181. 6 Ihne, IV, 185-186. Marquardt u. Momm., 46, 60. (1.) sine sufragio, for example, Caere and Etruria, had only interior privileges; their inhabitants could not vote at Rome and, consequently, could not3 participate in the exercise of sovereignty. (2.) Municipia cum sufragio had, outside of their political and civil rights, the important right of voting' at Rome. These citizens of villages had then, as Cicero said of the citizens of Arpinum, two countries, one ex natura, the other ea: jure. Lastly, there were some cities in the south of Italy, i. e. in Magna Graecia, that had received' the name of federated cities. They did not appear to be subject to Rome; their contingents of men and money were looked upon as voluntary' gifts; but, in reality, they were under the domination of Rome, and had, at Rome, defenders or patrons chosen because of their influence with the Roman citizens and charged with maintaining their interests. Such was the system adopted by Rome. It would have been easy for a person in the compass of a few miles to find villages having the Latii, others with simply the Italicum, colonies, prefectures, municipia (mm et sine sufragio. The object of...show more

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