The Constitution of the Roman Republic (Book published May 22


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Author  Andrew Lintott
Publisher  Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date   May 22, 2003
ISBN  0199261083
Pages  310

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There is no other published book in English studying the constitution of the Roman Republic as a whole. Yet the Greek historian Polybius believed that the constitution was a fundamental cause of the exponential growth of Rome's empire. Knowledge of Rome's political institutions is essential both for ancient historians and for those who study the contribution of Rome to the republican tradition of political thought from the Middle Ages to the revolutions inspired by the Enlightenment.

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