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Roman Diplomacy

Burton, Paul


In the main, Roman diplomacy (509 bce–14 ce) consisted of establishing treaties of peace (marking the end of wars), of alliance (in peacetime or during wars), and generals' agreements in the field (during wars); sending and receiving embassies (delegations of high‐ranking citizens) to air complaints and congratulations, establish alliances, declare war, investigate matters affecting Roman security interests, settle disputes, and demand satisfaction for (perceived) injuries; and offering and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018-05-03
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: The Encyclopedia of Diplomacy
DOI: 10.1002/9781118885154.dipl0477


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