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A History of Rome to 565 A. D. by Boak

Adoption of Greek mythology by Rome


Q. = Quintus. Quadi, the, 242; defeated by M. Aurelius, 250, 251. _ Quaestio rerum repetundarum_, _see_ Court of Extortion. Quaestorship, the, (1) Roman magistracy, 50; plebeians eligible to, 55; in provinces, 112; number increased by Sulla, 148; by Julius Caesar, 181; in senatorial career, 209; of late Empire, 341; (2) in the provinces, 278; (3) in municipalities, 284; (4) at court of later Emperors, 340. P. Quinctilius Varus, defeat of, 220. _ Quinquennales_, 284. _ Quinquennium Neronis_, the, 232. Quintilian (Marcus Fabius Quintillianus), writer, 299. _ Quirites_, 29.

Raeti, the, 217. Raetia, Roman province of, 218; abandoned, 361. _ Rationalis_, secretary of the treasury, 272; superseded by count of the sacred largesses, 340. Ravenna, naval station, 212; Ostrogothic capital, 371; capture of, by Belisarius, 377. Recruitment, of legions, territorial, 272, 273; of army under late Empire, 336, 337. Religion, of early Rome, _chap._ VII, 61_f_; importance of ritual in, 61; foreign influences in, 63, 64; and morality, 64; adoption of

Greek mythology by Rome, 122; increasing skepticism in, 123; in last century of Republic, 197, 198; revival under Augustus, 213-215; under the Principate, 304-313; oriental cults, 305-307; Judaism and Christianity, 303, 313; of the Germanic tribes, 371, 372. _ Res privata_, 272; of late Empire, 341. Rhegium, 20. Rhodes, island republic, 70; appeals to Rome against Philip V, 90; joins Rome against Antiochus, 93; territory enlarged, 94; punished by Rome, 96. Ricimer, master of the soldiers, career of, 360. Road system, of Italy, improved under C. Gracchus, 128. _ See also_ _Via Appia_, _etc._ Roma, worship of, 214. Roman confederacy in Italy, the, 42-46; military strength of, 77. Roman foreign policy, 42, 43; new field for, 67; towards the Greek states, 94; toward Macedonia, 95; in eastern Mediterranean, 96, 97; from 167-133 B. C., 99. Romans, the, a Latin people, 27, 29; name of, 29; under the Visigoths, 369; under the Vandals, 370; under the Ostrogoths, 370, 371; under the Burgundians and the Franks, 371. Romanus, poet, 401. Rome, the city of, site, 26; growth of, 26, 27; Etruscan influences, 28, 29; of the Four Regions, 26; sacked by Gauls, 35; Servian wall of, 35; change in appearance of, in third and second centuries B. C., 123, 124; administration of, under Augustus, 232; devastated by fire, 233; receives title of _sacra_, 253; similarity to provincial city, 283; under the Principate, 293; ceases to be capital, 319; plundered by Alaric, 353; by Vandals, 356; Belisarius besieged in, 377. Romulus Augustulus, western emperor, 361. _ Rorarii_, light troops, 59. Rufinus, master of the soldiers, 362. Rutilius Namatianus, poet, 398. P. Rutilius Rufus, ex-quaestor, trial of, 139.


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