From the Gracchi to Nero: a history of Rome from 133 B.C. to A.D. 68, Teil 68
Methuen, 1982 - 500 Seiten
The standard textbook for the central period of Roman history. Covers the decline and fall of the Republic and the establishment of the Pax Romana under the early Principate.
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War and provincial administration filled the pockets of senators and Equites, who
often returned to Italy and looked around for safe investments. Land attracted
most of their capital and it so happened that as a result of the Hannibalic War the
best use to which the land could be put in some parts of Italy. But few of the small
farmers would have the capital or skill to switch over from corn-growing to other
forms of production.20 The result was therefore disastrous: free men began to ...
THE LAND-BILL OF TIBERIUS GRACCHUS Early in his tribunate Tiberius
proposed a lex agraria to make land available for distribution in allotments.
Everyone holding more agerpublicus than the legal limit of 500 iugera [c. 300
acres) must ...
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Over the course of more than a year, I read this excellent Roman history one chunk at a time. It was well worth it. For good reason this is Scullard's most well known work. It is thorough, interesting ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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From the Gracchi to Nero: A History of Rome from 133 B.C. to A.D. 68
Howard Hayes Scullard
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1982