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
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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.