annona

The state warehouse in Rome where from 75 BC free grain for the unemployed of Rome was stored and distributed, Also became the name for the dole or handout itself. The lower classes in the city did not eat as well as their counterparts in the country. The city was crowded, housing was poor, unemployment was rampant. Grain prices were subsidised, an…...

Annona

Raimondia Saff. Rollinia A. St.-Hil. Rolliniopsis Saff. |}} Annona is a genus of flowering plants in the pawpaw/sugar apple family, Annonaceae. It is the second largest genus in the family after Guatteria, containing approximately 166 species of mostly neotropical and afrotropical trees and shrubs. The generic name derives from anón, a Hispaniola...
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annona

(from the article `ancient Rome`) ...Africans and Easterners and for government posts (praesides) from among Danubian officers. Italy lost its privileges and found itself subjected, ... The wars, the reforms, and the increase in the number of officials were costly, and inflation reduced the resources of the state. The annona, set up ......
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Annona

(Latin) the public food supply; hoping to reduce poverty in Rome, officials gave about one-third of the population free grain, a policy that forced Romans to look for additional sources of food.
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Annona

genus Annona noun type genus of the Annonaceae; tropical American trees or shrubs
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Annona

[goddess] In ancient Roman religion, Annona (Latin annōna `corn, grain; means of subsistence”, from annus `year`) is the divine personification of the grain supply to the city of Rome. She is closely connected to the goddess Ceres, with whom she is often depicted in art. Annona, often as Annona Augusti, was a creation of Imperial religio...
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Annona

A - provisions. B - tax in kind.
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Annona

In Roman mythology, Annona was the Goddess of the circling year and its harvest produce; Matron of commerce and the market place.
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annona

Latin, meaning: yearly produce, grain crop / price of grain / cost of living
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Annona

[n] - type genus of the Annonaceae
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