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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One of the most vital, but less advertised, aspects of Roman life was patronage:
most of the nobles had a considerable number of 'clients' whose interests,
personal, economic, social, legal or political, they protected and advanced.
These often formed political alliances [amicitiae), sometimes strengthened by
inter-marriage, while some of the more powerful gentes would tend to act as
patrons of less influential families. These groups did not develop into political
parties in ...
anything like modern political parties, they remain divided on the extent to which
groups, based on family connexions, formed around outstanding individuals, and
above all on how permanent such groupings, which were held together by ties ...
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Books like Scullard are essential for anyone who wants to engage with history. Where do you go after being intrigued by History Channel programs about the "mysteries" of the ancient world? You could ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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One of the clearest, most balanced accounting of the Roman Republican period I have read. Scullard was able to summarize the scholarship and give fair treatment to various interpretations without ... 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