Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World: A Companion to the Roman Republic

Editor/Author Rosenstein, Nathan and Morstein-Marx, Robert
Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $228.95
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $343.42
ISBN: 978-1-4051-0217-9
Category: History - History, Ancient
Image Count: 62
Book Status: Available

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

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