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Cambridge Companion to the Roman Republic (Harriett Flower (ed)) Hardcover Book, (Cambridge University Press, 2004) 9780521807944
Cambridge Companion to the Roman Republic (Harriett Flower (ed)) Hardcover Book, (Cambridge University Press, 2004) 9780521807944
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Title: The Cambridge Companion to the Roman Republic

Author: Flower, Harriett (ed)

Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 2004

Hardcover; ISBN: 9780521807944

Volumes: 1; Pages: 422

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Examining all aspects of Roman history and civilization from 509-49 B.C.., this Companion spans the development of the classic republican political system and the growth of a world empire. It also documents the ultimate disintegration of the system under the relentless pressure of internal dissension and the boundless ambition of leading politicians. Distinguished European and American scholars present a variety of current approaches towards understanding the political, military, and social aspects of Roman history, as well as its literary and visual culture.ContributorsStephen Oakley, T. Corey Brennan, David Potter, Jrgen von Ungern-Sternberg, Karl-Joachim Hlkeskamp, Phyllis Culham, Jean-Jacques Aubert, Jrg Rpke, Kathryn Lomas, John F. Lazenby, Erich S. Gruen, Elaine Fantham, Ann L. Kuttner, Harriet I. Flower, Mortimer N. S. SellersContentsPart I. Political and Military History1. The early Republic Stephen Oakley2. Power and process under the republican 'constitution' T. Corey Brennan3. The Roman army and navy David Potter4. The crisis of the Republic Jrgen von Ungern-SternbergPart II. Roman Society5. Under Roman roofs: family, house, and household Karl-Joachim Hlkeskamp6. Women in the Roman Republic Phyllis Culham7. The Republican economy and Roman law: regulation, promotion, or reflection? Jean-Jacques Aubert8. Roman religion Jrg RpkePart III. Rome's Empire9. Italy and the Roman Republic 338-31 B.C. Kathryn Lomas10. Rome and Carthage John F. Lazenby11. Rome and the Greek world Erich S. GruenPart IV. Roman Culture12. Literature in the Roman Republic Elaine Fantham13. Roman republican art in context Ann L. Kuttner14. Spectacle and political culture in the Roman Republic Harriet I. FlowerPart V. Epilogue: The Influence of the Roman Republic15. The Roman Republic and the French and American Revolution Mortimer N. S. Sellers.
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