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Consuls and Res Publica - Holding High Office in the Roman Republic

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Informationen zum Autor Hans Beck is John MacNaughton Chair of Classics in the Department of History and Classical Studies at McGill University. His publications include Central Greece and the Politics of Power in the Fourth Century BC (2008) with John Buckler. Antonio Dupla is Associate Professor in the Department of Classical Studies at the University of the Basque Country in Vitoria-Gasteiz! where he teaches ancient history and classical reception. Martin Jehne is Professor of Ancient History and Director of the Department of History at the Technical University of Dresden. Francisco Pina Polo is Professor of Ancient History at the University of Zaragoza. His publications include The Consul at Rome: The Civil Functions of the Consuls in the Roman Republic (2011). Klappentext A comprehensive discussion of the supreme magistrates in Rome! from the beginning of the Republic until the age of Augustus. Zusammenfassung The consuls were not only the supreme magistrates in Republican Rome! but the very personification of the Republic itself. This book explores the various facets of these magistrates! with contributions touching on the political! social! cultural! religious and economic implications of holding the highest office in the Roman Republic. Inhaltsverzeichnis Introduction Hans Beck, Antonio Duplá, Martin Jehne and Francisco Pina Polo; Part I. The Creation of the Consulship: 1. The magistrates of the early Roman Republic Christopher Smith; 2. The origin of the consulship in Cassius Dio's Roman History Gianpaolo Urso; 3. The development of the praetorship in the third century BC Alexander Bergk; Part II. Powers and Functions of the Consulship: 4. Consular power and the Roman constitution: the case of imperium reconsidered Hans Beck; 5. Consuls as curatores pacis deorum Francisco Pina Polo; 6. The feriae latinae as religious legitimation of the consuls' imperium Francisco Marco Simón; 7. War, wealth and consuls Nathan Rosenstein; Part III. Symbols, Models, Self-Representation: 8. The Roman Republic as theatre of power: the consuls as leading actors Karl-Joachim Hölkeskamp; 9. The consul(ar) as exemplum: fabius cunctator's paradoxical glory Matthew Roller; 10. The rise of the consular as a social type in the third and second centuries BC Martin Jehne; 11. Privata hospitia, beneficia publica? Consul(ar)s, local elite, and Roman rule in Italy Michael Fronda; Part IV. Ideology, Confrontation and the End of the Republican Consulship: 12. Consular appeals to the army in 88 and 87: the locus of legitimacy in late Republican Rome Robert Morstein-Marx; 13. Consules populares Antonio Duplá; 14. The consulship of 78 BC: Catulus versus Lepidus: an optimates versus populares affair Valentina Arena; 15. Consulship and consuls under Augustus Frédéric Hurlet....

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Authors Hans (Mcgill University Beck, Hans Dupla Beck, BECK HANS DUPLA ANTONIO JEHNE M
Assisted by Hans Beck (Editor), Antonio Dupl (Editor), Antonio Dupla (Editor), Antonio Duplá (Editor), Martin Jehne (Editor)
Publisher Cambridge University Press ELT
Languages English
Product format Hardback
Released 31.08.2011
EAN 9781107001541
ISBN 978-1-107-00154-1
No. of pages 388
Subjects Humanities, art, music > History > Regional and national histories
Social sciences, law, business > Political science > Political system

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