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

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

by J. A. Crook
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521256038

ISBN-13: 9780521256032

Pub. Date: 04/28/1994

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521256032
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/1994
Series:
Cambridge Ancient History Series
Edition description:
Revised
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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