<Embed>
$64.35
& FREE Delivery. Details
Only 1 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon AU.
Companion Roman Republic has been added to your Cart
Other Sellers on Amazon
Add to Cart
$64.03
+ FREE Delivery
Sold by: BuyGlobal
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more

Companion Roman Republic Paperback – 22 January 2010

4.1 out of 5 stars 9 ratings

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle
Paperback
$64.35
$64.03
Arrives: 25 - 30 Sep
Fastest delivery: Friday, 25 Sep
Order within 12 hrs and 47 mins

Amazon Launchpad
Discover new, innovative, and trending products from emerging brands Shop now
click to open popover

Special offers and product promotions

  • Free expedited shipping on products sold by Amazon AU when you purchase select books. Here's how (terms and conditions apply)

Frequently bought together

  • Companion Roman Republic
  • +
  • Selected Letters
  • +
  • The Age of Augustus: 7
Total Price: $137.05
Buy the selected items together

Pre-order Books. Order now from our extensive selection of books coming soon with Pre-order Price Guarantee.
If the Amazon.com.au price decreases between your order time and the end of the day of the release date, you'll receive the lowest price. Shop now

Product details

  • Paperback : 776 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1444334131
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1444334135
  • Product Dimensions : 16.99 x 4.45 x 24.41 cm
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons (22 January 2010)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.1 out of 5 stars 9 ratings

Product description

Review

"A Companion to the Roman Republic is a really exciting new resource. The contributors are individually heavy-hitters and collectively form a first-rate international team. The work covers not just the topics one would have counted on but other new ones that deserve to become canonical." Andrew M. Riggsby, University of Texas, Austin "A comprehensive work ? It far outstrips any competitor in this subject." John Murrell, Journal of Classics Teaching "A kaleidoscopic variety of points of views and insightful commentaries that finally does justice to the complexity of the subject and of its possible interpretations, while always remaining readable and clear." Nicola Terrenato, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

From the Back Cover

This Companion provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of Roman republican history as it is currently practiced. The volumetakes account of recent developments that have enriched our picture of the Republic. These include the continuing archaeological exploration of Italy, increasingly sophisticated approaches to textual sources, and the opening up of new areas of historical study and debate such as the nature of the republican political system, Roman identity formation, representation of the body, collective memory, and demography and social structure. At the same time, the book retains the drama of the Republic's rise and fall.

The Companion is divided into three parts. The opening section emphasizes both the evidence of texts and physical remains, and the models and assumptions that scholars bring to these artifacts. This section includes coverage of the role played by the physical geography and environment of Italy. The second part offers a compact but detailed narrative of military and political developments from the birth of Rome through to the death of Julius Caesar; while the third and longest part highlights recent research and current controversies in the field.