The Constitution of the Roman Republic

The Constitution of the Roman Republic

by Andrew William W. Lintott, Andrew Lintott, Lintott, Andrew William Lintott
     
 

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

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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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"Lintott's indexes and notes are excellent guides to the ancient evidence and modern discussion, and thus an important scholarly resource for research and instruction."—Choice

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ISBN-13:
9780198150688
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/28/1999
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
1770L (what's this?)

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