Italian Aims at the Time of the Social War

@article{Brunt1965ItalianAA,
  title={Italian Aims at the Time of the Social War},
  author={Peter Astbury Brunt},
  journal={Journal of Roman Studies},
  year={1965},
  volume={55},
  pages={90 - 109}
}
  • P. Brunt
  • Published 1 November 1965
  • History
  • Journal of Roman Studies
The Social war broke out when Rome refused to grant the allies' demand for citizenship. Any explanation of this refusal is conjectural; on this subject I have nothing new to say. This paper is concerned rather with the attitude of the Italians. I shall argue, like Professor Gabba, that they sought a share in political power, though not only, if at all, for the reasons he suggested; and that their desire to become Romans reflects the success of Rome in unifying them in sentiment and was… 

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