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Research Paper | History | Saudi Arabia | Volume 8 Issue 11, November 2019
Diplomatic Relations of Rome with Local Forces in North Africa 202 BC - 284 AD
Dr. Salma Mohammed B Hosawi
Abstract: Diplomatic relations of Rome with local forces in North Africa 202 BC - 284 AD Dr. Salma Mohammed Hosawi Associate Professor King Saud University This study presents a historical view of Roman diplomacy toward the local powers in North Africa which was known as ?the province of Africa? from the end of the third century BC until the end of the third century AD. There is no doubt that Rome's diplomacy toward these powers paralleled with general Roman policy, which is based on in containment diplomacy before resorting to the use of military powers. This study presents a Trackless topic, It is rare to talk about it, as usual when talking about the Roman Empire, we are talking about wars and expansions and the use of forces was talking about Roman diplomacy is something new worth checking. The study shows Rome's diplomacy toward the local forces in North Africa, how to deal with Carthage, when Romans succeeded in pursuing a diplomatic policy with the barbaric and violent tribes in the desert, they were able to achieve their colonial objectives in North Africa without fighting. The same success with the Moorish tribes which indicates the extent of Roman wisdom in the use of this flexible mechanism through different stages of its application both at the level of the Kingdom and at the level of tribes that formed an economic and political force.
Keywords: Diplomatic/ Roman/ Africa/ province/ policy/
Edition: Volume 8 Issue 11, November 2019,
Pages: 332 - 342