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The Fall Of The Roman Republic

Author : David Colin Arthur Shotter
ISBN : 0415319404
Genre : History
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Describes how the Roman republic became destabilized due to the growth of the Roman empire.

Reconstructing The Roman Republic

Author : Karl-J. Hölkeskamp
ISBN : 9781400834907
Genre : History
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In recent decades, scholars have argued that the Roman Republic's political culture was essentially democratic in nature, stressing the central role of the 'sovereign' people and their assemblies. Karl-J. Hölkeskamp challenges this view in Reconstructing the Roman Republic, warning that this scholarly trend threatens to become the new orthodoxy, and defending the position that the republic was in fact a uniquely Roman, dominantly oligarchic and aristocratic political form. Hölkeskamp offers a comprehensive, in-depth survey of the modern debate surrounding the Roman Republic. He looks at the ongoing controversy first triggered in the 1980s when the 'oligarchic orthodoxy' was called into question by the idea that the republic's political culture was a form of Greek-style democracy, and he considers the important theoretical and methodological advances of the 1960s and 1970s that prepared the ground for this debate. Hölkeskamp renews and refines the 'elitist' view, showing how the republic was a unique kind of premodern city-state political culture shaped by a specific variant of a political class. He covers a host of fascinating topics, including the Roman value system; the senatorial aristocracy; competition in war and politics within this aristocracy; and the symbolic language of public rituals and ceremonies, monuments, architecture, and urban topography. Certain to inspire continued debate, Reconstructing the Roman Republic offers fresh approaches to the study of the republic while attesting to the field's enduring vitality. Some images inside the book are unavailable due to digital copyright restrictions.

Roman Britain

Author : David Shotter
ISBN : 9781134707737
Genre : History
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This revised edition of the classic text of the period provides both the student and the specialist with an informative account of post-Roman English society.

Augustus Caesar

Author : David Colin Arthur Shotter
ISBN : 0415319366
Genre : Fiction
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History sees Augustus Caesar as the first emperor of Rome, whose system of ordered government provided a firm and stable basis for the expansion and prosperity of the Roman Empire. Hailed as 'restorer of the Republic' and regarded by some as a deity in his own lifetime, Augustus was emulated by many of his successors. David Shotter reviews the evidence in order to place Augustus firmly in the context of his own times. Key topics discussed include: the background to Augustus Caesar's spectacular rise to power his political and imperial reforms the creation of the Republica of Augustus the legacy Augustus Caesar left to his successors. Revised throughout, the second edition of this successful book takes the most recent research in the field into account. David Shotter also includes more coverage of the social and cultural aspects of this complex character's reign together with an expanded guide to further reading.

The Crowd In Rome In The Late Republic

Author : Fergus Millar
ISBN : 0472088785
Genre : History
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A major work on the power of the crowd

The Last Generation Of The Roman Republic

Author : Erich S. Gruen
ISBN : 0520201531
Genre : History
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Available for the first time in paperback, with a new introduction that reviews related scholarship of the past twenty years, Erich Gruen's classic study of the late Republic examines institutions as well as personalities, social tensions as well as politics, the plebs and the army as well as the aristocracy.


Author : David Shotter
ISBN : 9781134794195
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

End Of The Roman Republic 146 To 44 Bc Conquest And Crisis

Author : Catherine Steel
ISBN : 9780748629022
Genre : History
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In 146 BC the armies of Rome destroyed Carthage and emerged as the decisive victors of the Third Punic War. The Carthaginian population was sold and its territory became the Roman province of Africa. In the same year and on the other side of the Mediterranean Roman troops sacked Corinth, the final blow in the defeat of the Achaean conspiracy: thereafter Greece was effectively administered by Rome. Rome was now supreme in Italy, the Balkans, Greece, Macedonia, Sicily, and North Africa, and its power and influence were advancing in all directions. However, not all was well. The unchecked seizure of huge tracts of land in Italy and its farming by vast numbers of newly imported slaves allowed an elite of usually absentee landlords to amass enormous and conspicuous fortunes. Insecurity and resentment fed the gulf between rich and poor in Rome and erupted in a series of violent upheavals in the politics and institutions of the Republic. These were exacerbated by slave revolts and invasions from the east.

Tiberius Caesar

Author : David Shotter
ISBN : 9781134364183
Genre : History
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Taking into account the latest research on the subject, David Shotter has updated this second edition of Tiberius Caesar throughout and provides a concise and accessible survey of the character and life of Tiberius Caesar, heir of Augustus Caesar and emperor of Rome from AD 14 to AD 37. Tiberius Caesar sheds light on many aspects of the reign of this enigmatic emperor, including the influential and often problematic relationships Tiberius maintained with the senate, his heir Germanicus and Sejanus. Other key topics discussed include: * Tiberius's rise to power * Tiberius's struggle to meet the demands of his role * how far Tiberius's policies differed from those of Augustus * why Tiberius retired from official duties in AD 26. Also included is a revised and expanded bibliography and a new index, all of which, added together, makes for an invaluable book in the study of Roman history.

Rome Inc

Author : Stanley Bing
ISBN : 0393329453
Genre : Business & Economics
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Likening Rome to an ancient multi-national corporation, the author of Sun-Tzu Was a Sissy shares a case study of how its civilization was marked by brutal consolidations, a prosperous family business, managerial infighting, and other factors reminiscent of those in today's professional world. Reprint.

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