Roman Economy, Finance, and Politics in the Second Punic War

Toni Ñaco del Hoyo

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationA Companion to the Punic Wars
Number of pages16
Publication statusPublished - 21 Mar 2011


  • Beginning of Rome's intervention in the Hellenistic world - beginning soon after, the Second Punic War ended
  • Import of Roman coinage to Spain - not only practically nonexistent throughout the Second Punic War
  • Middle Republic, in the aerarium Saturni - seat of the Roman treasury, wealth amassed coming from distinct sources of income
  • Permanent state of crisis - feeding the armies with an empty treasury
  • Republic's main budget expense - the army in a war, characterized by multiplicity of combat fronts
  • Roman economy, finance, and politics - in the Second Punic War
  • Rome, exercising direct control - over the old Carthaginian epikrateia in Sicily
  • Wilderness years - economy and politics in times of "Global War"

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