Social Struggles in Archaic Rome: New Perspectives on the Conflict of the Orders / Edition 2

Social Struggles in Archaic Rome: New Perspectives on the Conflict of the Orders / Edition 2

by Kurt A. Raaflaub
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1405100605

ISBN-13: 9781405100601

Pub. Date: 01/16/2006

Publisher: Wiley

This widely respected study of social conflicts between the patrician elite and the plebeians in the first centuries of the Roman republic has now been enhanced by a new chapter on material culture, updates to individual chapters, an updated bibliography, and a new introduction.

  • Analyzes social conflicts between patricians and plebeians in early

Overview

This widely respected study of social conflicts between the patrician elite and the plebeians in the first centuries of the Roman republic has now been enhanced by a new chapter on material culture, updates to individual chapters, an updated bibliography, and a new introduction.

  • Analyzes social conflicts between patricians and plebeians in early republican Rome
  • Includes chapters by leading scholars from both sides of the Atlantic illuminating social, economic, legal, religious, military, and political aspects as well as the reliability of historical sources
  • Contributors have written addenda for the new edition, updating their chapters in light of recent scholarship

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405100601
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/16/2006
Edition description:
2nd, Expanded and Updated Edition
Pages:
444
Product dimensions:
6.95(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors.

Preface to the second edition.

Preface to the first edition.

Chronological Table.

Abbreviations.

1. The Conflict of the Orders in Archaic Rome: A Comprehensive and Comparative Approach.

Kurt A. Raaflaub.

2 The Value of the Literary Tradition Concerning Archaic Rome: Timothy J. Cornell.

3 The Formation of the “Annalistic Tradition”: The Example of the Decemvirate: Jürgen von Ungern-Sternberg.

4. The Contribution of Archaeology to Early Roman History: Russell T. Scott.

5. Patricians and Plebeians: The Origins of a Social Dichotomy: Jean-Claude Richard.

6. The Definition of patres and plebs: An End to the Struggle of the Orders: Richard E. Mitchell.

7. The Rise of the plebs in the Archaic Age of Rome: Arnaldo Momigliano.

8. From Protection and Defense to Offense and Participation: Stages in the Conflict of the Orders: Kurt A. Raaflaub.

9. Religious Aspects of the Conflict of the Orders: The Case of confarreatio: Jerzy Linderski.

10. The Political Significance of the Codification of Law in Archaic Societies: An Unconventional Hypothesis: Walter Eder.

11. The Tenth Table and the Conflict of the Orders: Mark Toher.

12. The Integration of the Plebians into the Political Order after 366 bc: Robert Develin.

13. The End of the Conflict of the Orders: Jürgen von Ungern-Sternberg.

Bibliography.

Index of Subjects.

Index of Persons and Places.

Index of Scholars.

Index of Sources

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