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The hills were great lookout places incase enemys come to attack.

Also, it is easier to attack from uphill because any one going up a hill would get tired running up. The aim is better from the top of a hill.

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In the early days of Rome. before a full circuit of walls was built, the hills provided protection against raids. They were also safe from malaria.

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