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Plebs and Politics in the Late Roman Republic

Henrik Mouritsen - History - 2001
Plebs and Politics in the Late Roman Republic analyses the political role of the masses in a profoundly aristocratic society. Constitutionally the populus Romanus wielded ...
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Free At Last!: The Impact of Freed Slaves on the Roman Empire

History - 2013 - 224 pages
How did freed slaves reinvent themselves after the shackles of slavery had been lifted? How were they reintegrated into society, and what was their social position and status ...
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Poverty in the Roman World

Margaret Atkins, Robin Osborne - History - 2006
If poor individuals have always been with us, societies have not always seen the poor as a distinct social group. But within the Roman world, from at least the Late Republic ...
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Gender, Manumission, and the Roman Freedwoman

Matthew J. Perry - History - 2013
Gender, Manumission, and the Roman Freedwoman examines the distinct problem posed by the manumission of female slaves in ancient Rome. The sexual identities of a female slave ...
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Pliny's Praise: The Panegyricus in the Roman World

Paul Roche - History - 2011
Pliny's Panegyricus (AD 100) survives as a unique example of senatorial rhetoric from the early Roman Empire. It offers an eyewitness account of the last years of Domitian's ...
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Greek Mythography in the Roman World

Alan Cameron Charles Anthon Professor of the Latin Language and Literature Columbia University - History - 2004 - 368 pages
By the Roman age the traditional stories of Greek myth had long since ceased to reflect popular culture. Mythology had become instead a central element in elite culture. If one ...
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Childhood, Class and Kin in the Roman World

Suzanne Dixon - History - 2005 - 304 pages
It can be difficult to hear the voices of Roman children, women and slaves, given that most surviving texts of the period are by elite adult men. This volume redresses the ...
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Civic Monuments and the Augustales in Roman Italy

Margaret L. Laird - Art - 2015
The combination of portrait statue, monumental support, and public lettering was considered emblematic of Roman public space even in antiquity. This book examines ancient Roman ...
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Discourses on Livy

Niccolò Machiavelli - Philosophy - 2009 - 424 pages
Discourses on Livy is the founding document of modern republicanism, and Harvey C. Mansfield and Nathan Tarcov have provided the definitive English translation of this classic ...
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The Greek Way

Edith Hamilton - History - 2010 - 272 pages
The aim of this work is not a history of events but an account of the achievement and spirit of Greece. "Five hundred years before Christ in a little town on the far western ...
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