The Cambridge Ancient History, Volume 9: The Last Age of the Roman Republic, 1466 / Edition 2

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Volume IX of the second edition of The Cambridge Ancient History has for its main theme the process commonly known as the "Fall of the Roman Republic." Chapters 1-12 supply a narrative of the period from 133 B.C. to the death of Cicero in 43 B.C., with a prelude analyzing the situation and problems of the Republic from the turning-point year 146 B.C. Chapters 13-19 offer analysis of aspects of Roman society, institutions and ideas during the period.
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"The new CAH IX is a welcome achievement, a readable and reliable political narrative with significant thematic contributions that mark major progress in sophistication and incisiveness of thought." The Classical Journal
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521256032
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 4/28/1994
  • Series: Cambridge Ancient History Series
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 920
  • Product dimensions: 6.22 (w) x 9.09 (h) x 2.99 (d)

Table of Contents

List of maps; List of text figures; Preface; 1. The crisis of the Republic: sources and source-problems; 2. The Roman empire and its problems in the late second century; 3. Political history, 146–95 BC; 4. Rome and Italy: the Social War; 5. Mithridates; 6. Sulla; 7. The rise of Pompey; 8a. Lucullus, Pompey and the East; 8b. The Jews under Hasmonean rule; 8c. Egypt, 146–31 BC; 9. The Senate and the populares, 69–60 BC; 10. Caesar, Pompey and Rome, 59–50 BC; 11. Caesar: civil war and dictatorship; 12. The aftermath of the Ides; 13. The constitution and public criminal law; 14. The development of Roman private law; 15. The administration of the empire; 16. Economy and society, 133–43 BC; 17. The city of Rome and the plebs urbana in the late Republic; 18. The intellectual developments of the Ciceronian age; 19. Religion; Epilogue; Stemmata; Chronological table.
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