Ancient Rome: From the Early Republic to the Assassination of Julius Caesar

Ancient Rome: From the Early Republic to the Assassination of Julius Caesar

Paperback Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

By (author) Matthew Dillon, By (author) Lynda Garland

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  • Publisher: ROUTLEDGE
  • Format: Paperback | 800 pages
  • Dimensions: 158mm x 231mm x 46mm | 1,179g
  • Publication date: 1 March 2006
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0415224594
  • ISBN 13: 9780415224598
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 47,611

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A companion volume to the highly successful and widely used Ancient Greece, this Sourcebook is a valuable resource for students at all levels studying ancient Rome. Lynda Garland and Matthew Dillon present an extensive range of material, from the early Republic to the assassination of Julius Caesar. Providing a comprehensive coverage of all important documents pertaining to the Roman Republic, Ancient Rome includes: source material on political developments in the Roman Republic (509-44 BC) detailed chapters on social phenomena, such as Roman religion, slavery and freedmen, women and the family, and the public face of Rome clear, precise translations of documents taken not only from historical sources, but also from inscriptions, laws and decrees, epitaphs, graffiti, public speeches, poetry, private letters and drama concise up-to-date bibliographies and commentaries for each document and chapter a definitive collection of source material on the Roman Republic. All students of ancient Rome and classical studies will find this textbook invaluable at all levels of study.

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University of New England, Australia

Table of contents

1. Early Republican Rome: 507-264 BC 2. The Public Face of Rome 3. Religion in the Roman Republic 4. The Punic Wars: Rome Against Carthage 5. Rome's Mediterranean Empire 6. Slaves and Freedmen 7. Women and the Family 8. Tiberius and Gaius Gracchus 9. Gaius Marius 10. The Social War 11. Lucius Cornelius Sulla 'Felix' 12. The Collapse of the Republic 13. Civil War and Dictatorship 14. Ancient Sources