Download E-books A Companion to the Roman Republic PDF

This Companion presents an authoritative and updated assessment of Roman Republican historical past because it is at the moment practiced.

  • Highlights contemporary advancements, together with archaeological discoveries, clean ways to textual assets, and the outlet up of latest parts of historic study
  • Retains the drama of the Republic’s upward push and fall
  • Emphasizes not only the facts of texts and actual is still, but additionally the versions and assumptions that students convey to those artefacts
  • Looks on the position performed by means of the actual geography and atmosphere of Italy
  • Offers a compact yet distinctive narrative of army and political advancements from the beginning of the Roman Republic via to the loss of life of Julius Caesar
  • Discusses present controversies within the field

Show description

Read Online or Download A Companion to the Roman Republic PDF

Similar Classical Studies books

Early Greek Philosophy (Penguin Classics)

The works gathered during this quantity shape the real starting place of Western philosophy—the base upon which Plato and Aristotle and their successors may ultimately construct. but the significance of the Pre-Socratics thinkers lies much less of their influence—great although that was—than of their stunning highbrow ambition and ingenious achieve.

Classics: A Very Short Introduction

We're all classicists--we come into contact with the classics every day: in our tradition, politics, medication, structure, language, and literature. What are the genuine roots of those affects, besides the fact that, and the way do our interpretations of those points of the classics vary from their unique truth?

Religion and Reconciliation in Greek Cities: The Sacred Laws of Selinus and Cyrene (American Philological Association American Classical Studies)

Greek towns which of their time have been top states within the Mediterranean global, Selinus in Sicily and Cyrene in Libya, organize inscriptions of the sort known as sacred legislation, yet regulating worship on a bigger scale than in different places - Selinus within the mid 5th century B. C. , Cyrene within the overdue fourth.

The Idea of the Library in the Ancient World

Within the thought of the Library within the historic global Yun Lee Too argues that the traditional library was once even more than its incarnation at Alexandria, which has been the focal point for college kids of the topic up until now. in reality, the library is a posh establishment with many alternative varieties. it may be a development with books, however it can be person humans, or the person books themselves.

Additional resources for A Companion to the Roman Republic

Show sample text content

Kraus and Woodman 1997: 51–81 provide a quick creation to Livy, the 1st quantity of Oakley’s huge statement on Livy’s moment pentad (1997–2004) an in depth one, whereas Forsythe 1999 analyzes the historian’s narrative of early Rome, and Miles 1995, Fox 1996 (also Haehling 1989) emphasize his serious interplay along with his personal afflicted time. Gabba 1991 is superb on Dionysius of Halicarnassus, yet scholarship on different authors facing early Rome is still insufficient. On Rome’s conquest of Italy, see the bibliography stated in n. 30; on household conflicts within the early Republic Raaflaub 1986 (new ed. 2005). Rome’s army improvement during this interval nonetheless awaits an in depth smooth research in English; for the fourth century, see Harris, in Eder 1990: 494–510. On financial points, see Drummond 1989: 118—43, Cornell 1989: 323–34, and Ampolo 1990. at the Twelve Tables, Crawford 1996b (n. 22) is masterful and essential. Notes 1 Kleiner 1992: 23–4 with fig. 1. Wiseman 1995; Evans 1992: 59–108; Bremmer 1987. A shorter model of this bankruptcy could be released in German (Raaflaub drawing close a). I thank either publishers for generously granted permissions, and E. Bispham for sharing with me an early model of his bankruptcy. 2 Crawford 1974: no. 20/1 and p. 714; Kent 1978: pl. five, no. 8R. A coin of 137 (Crawford, no. 235/1 with pp. 267–8; Kent, pl. eleven, no. 31R) much more likely depicts the scene defined via Livy 1. 34. 6. Neither corresponds to the Capitoline wolf or one other featured on a coin of Publius Satrienus of seventy seven (n. 34 below). Lupercal: Wiseman 1995: 77–88. Comitium: see bibliography in Morstein-Marx 2004: ninety four n. one hundred fifteen. three Frag. 1 in Beck and Walter 2001–4: 1. 62–4 (my trans). four Trojan warfare: Burkert 1995. Genealogies (e. g. , Hdt. 2. 143) and lists: Fornara 1983: 4–12; Meister 1998a. Hellanicus: Meister 1998b. Kurt A. Raaflaub one hundred forty five five On those and similar matters: Wiseman 1995. On Aeneas: Enea nel Lazio 1981; Evans 1992: 35–57. 6 gathered through Peter 1914 (P); new versions with trans. and observation: Beck and Walter 2001–4 (German); Chassignet 1996–9 (French); T. Cornell et al. (English, in coaching; see Cornell in Raaflaub 2005: 63-4). 7 at the scarceness of facts for the early interval, see, e. g. , Livy 6. 1; Plut. Numa 1. 2; Cic. Acad. 1. three. nine with Edwards 1996: 4–6 (on the rise of information supplied by way of Varro’s Human and Divine Antiquities; see additionally bankruptcy 2). eight Founders: Reinhold 1984; Richard 1994. See Sempronius Asellio, frag. 2 P (Beck and Walter 2001–4: 2. 87–90; Gell. NA five. 18. nine) at the past due emergence of emphasis on exempla; Sall. Iug. four. 5–6 at the robust impression of the reminiscence of serious men’s accomplishments. nine Poetry and drama: Wiseman 1994c: 1–22, 1995: 129–50, 1998. relatives traditions: Cic. Brut. sixty two (cf. Livy forty. 3–5). Antiquarians: Rawson 1985: 233–49. Closeness of rhetoric and heritage: Cic. Brut. forty two (cf. Leg. 1. 2. 5). Dionysius: Gabba 1991. Annalists: n. 15 lower than. 10 Cornell 1995: a hundred and twenty with n. four. eleven Ogilvie 1965: 546–8. 12 Tac. Hist. three. seventy two; Dion. Hal. five. 31–5. ; Pliny HN 34. 39. 139; Cornell 1995: 216–18. thirteen Sabines: Ogilvie 1965: 64–70; Cornell 1995: 75–7.

Rated 4.97 of 5 – based on 13 votes