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    DescriptionThe Roman Revolution is a profound and unconventional treatment of a great theme - the fall of the Republic and the decline of freedom in Rome between 60 BC and AD 14, and the rise to power of the greatest of the Roman Emperors, Augustus. The transformation of state and society, the violent transference of power and property, and the establishment of Augustus' rule are presented in an unconventional narrative, which quotes from ancient evidence, refers seldomly to modern authorities, and states controversial opinions quite openly. The result is a book which is both fresh and compelling.


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    Title
    The Roman Revolution
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ronald Syme
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 592
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 195 mm
    Thickness: 31 mm
    Weight: 428 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780192803207
    ISBN 10: 0192803204
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: BGH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: JPQ, HBJD, HBLA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAR
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T Approval Code: A14202040
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 22
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15540
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    DC21: 937.05
    DC22: 937/.05, 937.05
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAR
    LC classification: DG254.S9 2
    LC subject heading: , , , , ,
    LC classification: DG254 .S9 2002
    Thema V1.0: DNBH, NHD, NHC, JPQ
    Edition
    Revised
    Edition statement
    Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    6 family trees
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford Paperbacks
    Publication date
    22 August 2002
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    Sir Ronald Syme (1903-1989), one of the most distinguished Roman historians, was Camden Professor of Ancient History at Oxford University. In addition to numerous awards and honors, he collected honorary degrees in eleven countries on five continents.
    Review quote
    This is an absolute classic which is completely informed by Tacitus. It has very mordant take on the way that power works. Fivebooks on The Browser
    Table of contents
    I. Introduction: Augustus and History ; II. The Roman Oligarchy ; III. The Domination of Pompeius ; IV. Caesar the Dictator ; V. The Caesarian Party ; VI. Caesar's New Senators ; VII. The Consul Antonius ; VIII. Caesar's Heir ; IX. The First March on Rome ; X. The Senior Statesman ; XI. Political Catchwords ; XII. The Senate Against Antonius ; XIII. The Second March on Rome ; XIV. The Proscriptions ; XV. Philippi and Perusia ; XVI. The Predominance of Antonius ; XVII. The Rise of Octavianus ; XVIII. Rome under the Triumvirs ; XIX. Antonius in the East ; XX. Tota Italia ; XXI. Dux ; XXII. Princeps ; XXIII. Crisis in Party and State ; XXIV. The Party of Augustus ; XXV. The Workig of Patronage ; XXVI. The Government ; XXVII. The Cabinet ; XXVIII. The Succession ; XXIX. The National Programme ; XXX. The Organization of Opinion ; XXXI. The Opposition ; XXXII. The Doom of the Nobiles ; XXXIII. Pax et Princeps ; Appendix: The Consuls ; Index ; Genealogical Tables