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Panaetius' attitude to religion was to reject many of the popular manifestations (
e.g. the gods of Greco-Roman mythology) but to regard it as a valuable method of
popular control in the hands of a statesman. But Stoics also believed in divine ...
To what extent the thunderings of Lucretius against popular fears of future
punishments attest widespread belief in some kind of Hell can only be
conjectured. As an outlet for emotional and religious feelings the Romans had
long turned to the ...
In 103 or soon afterwards Scaurus tried to secure the conviction for extortion of C.
Memmius, the popular leader of 111, and of Flavius Fimbria, consul with Marius
in 104, but both were acquitted by (presumably) equestrian juries, [p. 57] 19. lex ...
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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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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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