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    DescriptionThis book is an examination of the impact of Greek learning, literature, and religion on central aspects of Roman life in the middle Republic. Acclaimed historian Erich S. Gruen discusses the introduction of and resistance to new cults, the relationship between Roman political figures and literary artists schooled in Greek, and the reaction to Hellenic philosophy and rhetoric by the Roman elite. This book contributes new and important information on the place of Greek culture in Roman public life.

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    Studies in Greek Culture and Roman Policy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Erich S. Gruen
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 209
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 49 g
    ISBN 13: 9780520204836
    ISBN 10: 0520204832

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: JFC, HBJD, HBLA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAR
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
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    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    BIC subject category V2: DSBB
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15700
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    B&T Approval Code: A24202500
    DC22: 937
    B&T Approval Code: A14202000
    LC subject heading:
    Abridged Dewey: 937
    DC20: 937.07
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAR, 1QDAG
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    LC classification: DG78 .G78 1996
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    LC classification: DG78.G78 1
    Thema V1.0: DSBB, NHD, JBCC, NHC
    Edition statement
    University of California Press
    Imprint name
    University of California Press
    Publication date
    01 February 1996
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Erich S. Gruen is Professor of History at the University of California, Berkeley, and author of The Hellenistic World and the Coming of Rome and The Last Generation of the Roman Republic. Studies in Greek Culture and Roman Policy was originally delivered as part of the series of Louise Taft Semple Lectures at the University of Cincinnati.
    Review quote
    "The real merit of Gruen's studies is that there is far more to agree with than contest."--T. H. Harver, "The Classical Review