A Companion to the Roman Republic (Google eBook)

Front Cover
Nathan Rosenstein, Robert Morstein-Marx
John Wiley & Sons, Sep 7, 2011 - History - 776 pages
0 Reviews
This Companion provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of Roman Republican history as it is currently practiced.
  • Highlights recent developments, including archaeological discoveries, fresh approaches to textual sources, and the opening up of new areas of historical study
  • Retains the drama of the Republic’s rise and fall
  • Emphasizes not just the evidence of texts and physical remains, but also the models and assumptions that scholars bring to these artefacts
  • Looks at the role played by the physical geography and environment of Italy
  • Offers a compact but detailed narrative of military and political developments from the birth of the Roman Republic through to the death of Julius Caesar
  • Discusses current controversies in the field
  

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Methods Models and Historiography
3
Literary Sources
29
Epigraphy and Numismatics
51
2ac Terminus set up by Gracchan commissioners near Atina
56
The Topography and Archaeology of Republican Rome
81
The Physical Geography and Environment of Republican Italy
102
Romes Rise from Village
125
Mediterranean Empire 264134
147
Popular Power in the Roman Republic
383
Patronage
401
Rhetoric and Public Life
421
The Republican Body
439
Romans and Others
459
History and Collective Memory in the Middle Republic
478
The triumphal route
484
Art and Architecture in the Roman Republic
496

The Final Crisis 6944
190
Communicating with the Gods
215
Law in the Roman Republic
236
The Constitution of the Roman Republic
256
Army and Society
278
Social Structure and Demography
299
Finding Roman Women
324
The City of Rome
345
Aristocratic Values
365
1a Sanctuary of Fortuna Primigenia Praeneste
498
Literature
543
Conceptualizing Roman Imperial Expansion under
567
Agrarian Change During the Second Century
590
Rome and Italy
606
The Transformation of the Republic
625
Bibliography
638
Index
695
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2011)

Nathan Rosenstein is Professor of History at the Ohio State University. He is the author of Imperatores Victi (1990) and Rome at War (2004), and coeditor of War and Society in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds (2001).

Robert Morstein-Marx is Professor of Classics at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the author of Hegemony to Empire: The Development of the Roman Imperium in the East (1995) and Mass Oratory and Political Power in the Late Roman Republic (2004).

Bibliographic information