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The Cambridge Companion to the Roman Republic
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Introduction to the second edition; Introduction to the first edition; Part I. Political and Military History: 1. The early Republic S. P. Oakley; 2. Power and process under the republican 'constitution' T. Corey Brennan; 3. The Roman army and navy David Potter; 4. The crisis of the Republic Jurgen von Ungern-Sternberg; Part II. Roman Society: 5. Under Roman roofs: family, house, and household Karl-Joachim Hoelkeskamp; 6. Women in the Roman Republic Phyllis Culham; 7. Population Saskia Hin; 8. The Republican economy and Roman law: regulation, promotion, or reflection? Jean-Jacques Aubert; 9. The great transformation: slavery and the free Republic Brent D. Shaw; 10. Roman religion Joerg Rupke; Part III. Rome's Empire: 11. Italy and the Roman Republic 338-331 BC Kathryn Lomas; 12. Rome and Carthage John F. Lazenby; 13. Rome and the Greek world Erich S. Gruen; 14. The rise of empire in the West (264-250 BC) Josiah Osgood; Part IV. Roman Culture: 15. Literature in the Roman Republic Elaine Fantham; 16. Roman art during the Republic Ann L. Kuttner; 17. Spectacle and political culture in the Roman Republic Harriet I. Flower; Part V. Epilogue: The Influence of the Roman Republic: 18. The Roman Republic and the French and American Revolutions Mortimer N. S. Sellers.

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This second edition examines all aspects of Roman history, and contains a new introduction, three new chapters and updated bibliographies.

About the Author

Harriet I. Flower is Professor of Classics at Princeton University. The author of Ancestor Masks and Aristocratic Power in Roman Culture, The Art of Forgetting: Disgrace and Oblivion in Roman Political Culture, and Roman Republics, she has written on aspects of Roman history and drama, as well as Latin epigraphy.

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Praise for the first edition: 'This ... is a helpful textbook for students, providing a general survey of, and clear introduction to, many of the central issues of this period. I feel sure that many students and their teachers will find individual chapters in this volume a good starting point for the study of specific topics.' Scripta Classica Israelica
Praise for the first edition: 'Designed to be accessible to students and the general reader alike this book is warmly recommended to anyone interested in a vital, formative period of Roman history.' Arctos
Praise for the first edition: 'This is a first rate and across the board introduction to the Roman Republic. All articles are written in a clear and easy to read language, and all authors are mindful of the fact that they should be addressing a reading public that may be non-expert but is genuinely interested in Roman things.' Ordia Prima
Praise for the first edition: 'This is a dynamic, well-written book which contains a considerable amount of information, but remains easy to read.' Classics Ireland
Praise for the first edition: "This ... is a helpful textbook for students, providing a general survey of, and clear introduction to, many of the central issues of this period. I feel sure that many students and their teachers will find individual chapters in this volume a good starting point for the study of specific topics." Scripta Classica Israelica
Praise for the first edition: "Designed to be accessible to students and the general reader alike this book is warmly recommended to anyone interested in a vital, formative period of Roman history." Arctos
Praise for the first edition: "This is a first rate and across the board introduction to the Roman Republic. All articles are written in a clear and easy to read language, and all authors are mindful of the fact that they should be addressing a reading public that may be non-expert but is genuinely interested in Roman things." Ordia Prima
Praise for the first edition: "This is a dynamic, well-written book which contains a considerable amount of information, but remains easy to read." Classics Ireland

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