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The Roman Republic

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PAPERBACK

$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674779273

Publication Date: 10/15/1993

Academic Trade

264 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

12 halftones, 7 maps, 5 line illustrations, 3 tables

United States and its dependencies only

Related Subjects

  • List of Illustrations*
  • Historical Introduction
  • I. The Sources
  • II. Italy and Rome
  • III. The Roman Governing Classes
  • IV. The Conquest of Italy
  • V. From Italian Power to Mediterranean Power
  • VI. The Conquest of the East
  • VII. The Consequences of Empire—the Governing Classes
  • VIII. The Imperial Power
  • IX. The Consequences of Empire—the Governed
  • X. Reform and Revolution
  • XI. Rome and Italy
  • XII. The End of Consensus
  • XIII. The World Turned Upside Down
  • XIV. The Embattled Oligarchy
  • XV. The Military Dynasts
  • Epilogue
  • Appendices
    • 1. The Roman Assemblies
    • 2. The Roman Army
    • 3. Equites
    • 4. The Special Commands
  • Maps
    • 1. Central Italy
    • 2. Italy
    • 3. The Eastern Mediterranean
    • 4. The Western Mediterranean
  • Date Chart
  • Further Reading
  • Indices
    • 1. Sources
    • 2. Persons
    • 3. Places
    • 4. General Index and Glossary
  • * Illustrations
    • Plates
      • 1. Sarcophagus of L. Cornelius Scipio Barbatus, Musei del Vaticano, Rome
      • 2. Round temple in Forum Boarium, Rome
      • 3. ‘Altar of Domitius Ahenobarbus’, Musée du Louvre, Paris
      • 4. ‘Altar of Domitius Ahenobarbus’, Staatliche Antikensammlung, München
      • 5. Triumphal monument of Sulla, Musei del Campidoglio, Rome
      • 6. Triumphal monument of Sulla, Musei del Campidoglio, Rome
      • 7. [Coinage]
        • a. Denarius issued by moneyer P. Nerva, 113 or 112 BC, reverse
        • b. Denarius issued by quaestor C. Fundanius, 101 BC, reverse
        • c. Denarius issued by the Italians, 90–89 BC, reverse
        • d. Denarius issued by moneyers Kalenus and Cordus, 70 BC, reverse
        • e. Denarius issued by moneyer Q. Pomponius Musa, 66 BC, reverse
        • f. Denarius issued by moneyer L. Aemilius Buca, 44 BC, reverse
      • 8. Barberini statue, Musei del Campidoglio, Rome
    • Figures in Text
      • 1. Drawing of painting from tomb of Fabii on Esquiline Hill
      • 2. Iron model of fasces, axe and rods, from Vetulonia
      • 3. Map of Rome showing area enclosed by walls of 378
      • 4. Plans showing curia, senate-house, and comitium, assembly-place, at Rome and Cosa
      • 5. Map showing places to which Roman fine pottery was exported in the middle of the third century BC
      • 6. Plan of centuriation north-east of Luceria
      • 7. Plan of complex of public buildings at Pompeii
      • 8. Roman building styles in opus quasi-reticulatum and opus reticulatum
      • 9. Map of Italy in 91
      • 10. Coin hoards from Italy, Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily
      • 11. Table showing silver content of coinage of Egypt
      • 12. Table showing functions of different Roman assemblies

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