A Companion to the Roman Republic

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Publisher  Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date   February 1, 2010
ISBN  1444334131
Pages  776

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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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