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The Early History of Rome: Books I-V Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

At the very beginning of the book, Romulus asks neighboring cities for intermarriage agreements. After he is declined by all of them, he orchestrates a ruse by which to take a large number by force. The trick works.

Agree or disagree: is it okay for someone to take what they need if it is not given when asked for?

Discuss the role of violence in the ascension of Kings of Rome.

Discuss the role of popular support in the acension of the Kings of Rome.

Were you shocked by some of the policies adopted by the city of Rome in its earliest times? Why or why not.

Relate the significance of military experience to leadership in the book and in the country today. Use examples in the book about Rome's early centuries as a means of expressing why you believe what you believe.

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