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Roman Age

The Roman conquest

The history of relations between Rome and Sardinia began long before the moment when, in 238 BC, the island passed under the direct rule of the Romans, and then became - in 227 BC - a new province of Rome.

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Between Carthage and Rome
The historical path that led Rome to assume the characteristics of a great power was significantly marked by relations with Carthage. At a time when Rome begins to face the western Mediterranean with greater political, e...
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The Ampsicora Revolt
The passage of Sardinia under Roman domination was a consequence, even if indirect, of the defeat suffered by Carthage in the First Punic War. We speak of an “indirect consequence” in the sense that the peace treaty conc...
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Romanization
The transition of Sardinia from the Carthaginian to the Roman sphere of control was a consequence of the First Punic War (264-241 BC). Unable to satisfy the economic demands of the mercenaries stationed in Sardinia, Cart...
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The origins of Christianity
Sardinia, at the center of the most important Mediterranean trade routes, was in Roman times the ideal terrain for the timely and early spread of Christianity. In addition, since the full imperial age, there were numerou...
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