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    The Praetorship in the Roman Republic: 122 to 49 BC Volume 2 (Hardback) By (author) T. Corey Brennan

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    DescriptionBrennan's book surveys the history of the Roman praetorship, which was one of the most enduring Roman political institutions, occupying the practical center of Roman Republican administrative life for over three centuries. The study addresses political, social, military and legal history, as well as Roman religion. Volume I begins with a survey of Roman (and modern) views on the development of legitimate power-from the kings, through the early chief magistrates, and down through the creation and early years of the praetorship. Volume II discusses how the introduction in 122 of C. Gracchus' provincia repetundarum pushed the old city-state system to its functional limits.

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    The Praetorship in the Roman Republic: 122 to 49 BC Volume 2
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) T. Corey Brennan
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 880
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 51 mm
    Weight: 998 g
    ISBN 13: 9780195114607
    ISBN 10: 0195114604

    BIC E4L: POL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.3
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    Libri: I-HP
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15590
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BIC subject category V2: JPHL
    BISAC V2.8: LAN009000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    DC21: 937.02
    DC22: 937.02
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
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    BISAC V2.8: POL010000
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    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Publication date
    21 June 2001
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    Through his carefully constructed chronology of the praetorship, Brennan provides a new and illuminating focal point for examining the problems of the late Republic. His detailed discussion of the entire Republican period helps us to understand better the changes that were made to the system of governance. The modificiations enabled the Romans to acquire and expand their empire, but these changes, as Brennan makes clear, also resulted in the problems that brought down the Republic. New England Classical Journal The list of topics is enormous, the accumulated detailed scholarship stunning. There is no doubt that Brennan's massive study is a necessary addition to the library of every professional historian of Rome and will be employed by scholars as the standard work on the praetorship for decades to come. American Historical Review