A Companion to the Roman Republic

A Companion to the Roman Republic

Editor(s): Nathan Rosenstein, Robert Morstein-Marx

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

Print ISBN: 9781405102179

Online ISBN: 9780470996980

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996980

About this Book

This Companion provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of Roman Republican history as it is currently practiced.

  • Highlights recent developments, including archaeological discoveries, fresh approaches to textual sources, and the opening up of new areas of historical study
  • Retains the drama of the Republic's rise and fall
  • Emphasizes not just the evidence of texts and physical remains, but also the models and assumptions that scholars bring to these artefacts
  • Looks at the role played by the physical geography and environment of Italy
  • Offers a compact but detailed narrative of military and political developments from the birth of the Roman Republic through to the death of Julius Caesar
  • Discusses current controversies in the field

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Introductory

    1. Chapter 1

      Methods, Models, and Historiography (pages 1–28)

      Martin Jehne, Robert Morstein-Marx and Benjamin Wolkow

  2. Part II: Narrative

  3. Part III: Civic Structures

  4. Part IV: Society

  5. Part V: Political Culture

    1. Chapter 19

      Patronage (pages 401–420)

      Elizabeth Deniaux, Robert Morstein-Marx and Robert Martz

    2. Chapter 20

      Rhetoric and Public Life (pages 421–438)

      Jean-Michel David, Robert Morstein-Marx and Robert Martz

  6. Part VI: The Creation of a Roman Identity

  7. Part VII: Controversies

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