2 edition of Roman Republican castrametation found in the catalog.
Roman Republican castrametation
John Pamment Salvatore
Includes bibliographical references (p. 166-170).
|Statement||John Pamment Salvatore.|
|Series||BAR International series ;, 630|
|LC Classifications||UG365 .S25 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 170 p. :|
|Number of Pages||170|
|LC Control Number||97203267|
Synopsis Presents a history of the Roman Republic within the wider Mediterranean world, focusing on to 30 BCE Broad in scope, this book uniquely considers the history of the Roman Republic in tandem with the rich histories of the Hellenistic kingdoms and city-states that endured after the death of Alexander the Great. The Fall of the Roman republic, however, may cast more light on our age. To walk around the federal part of Washington, D.C., is to attain constant glimpses of ancient Rome.
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Roman Republican Castrametation: A reappraisal of historical and archaeological sources Roman Republican castrametation book British Archaeological Roman Republican castrametation book International Series (Paperback) John Pamment Salvatore (author) Sign in to write a reviewPages: Roman Republican castrametation: a reappraisal of historical and archaeological sources.
The title refers to the decisive moment in Roman history when Julius Caesar crossed the Rubicon and the fate of the Roman Republic was sealed. The phrase crossing the Rubicon is now part of our everyday language meaning passing a point of no return.
That is an apt analogy for this book because it is hard to put down!Cited by: There is good information in this book; however, it is buried in a lot of extraneous information that is not applicable to the subject and risks losing the reader. I've read a great deal about the Roman military and the Roman Republic (I have a Masters in History), and even I lost the thread of what the author was saying a couple of times.4/4(1).
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Highlights recent developments, including archaeological discoveries, fresh approaches to textual sources. Constitutionally the populus Romanus wielded almost unlimited powers, controlling legislation and the election of officials, a fact which has inspired 'democratic' readings of the Roman republic.
In this book a distinction is drawn between the formal powers of the Roman people and the Cited by: Crawford, Michael Coin Hoards and the Pattern of Violence in the Late Republic.
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