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Roman Republic

Erich S. Gruen

Roman Republic

by Erich S. Gruen

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Published by American Historical Association in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Rome -- History -- Republic, 510-30 B.C.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 37-46.

      Statement[by] Erich S. Gruen.
      SeriesAHA pamphlets, 312, AHA pamphlets ;, 312.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG231.7 .G7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination46 p.
      Number of Pages46
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5310106M
      LC Control Number72094085

      This book uses a pioneering quantitative approach to investigate many aspects of the Roman Empire, such as the amount of wealth over which people disposed and the costs associated with many institutions important to the Roman economy. Duncan-Jones, R. P. Structure and scale in the Roman economy. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Univ. Press.   The Roman Republic by Isaac Asimov. Hardcover $ Ship This Item — Temporarily Out of Stock Online. Buy Online, Pick up in Store is currently unavailable, but this item may be available for in-store purchase. Temporarily Out of Stock Online. Publish your book with B&:

        The man who played the biggest role in disrupting Rome’s republic was Augustus Caesar, who made himself the first emperor of Rome in 27 that point, the republic’s political norms had. The Magistrates of the Roman Republic. Title: The Magistrates of the Roman Republic: Author: Broughton, T. Robert S. (Thomas Robert Shannon), Contributor: Patterson, Marcia L. Note: Look for editions of this book at your library, or elsewhere.

      History >> Ancient Rome. Ancient Rome had two major periods of history. The first was the Roman Republic which lasted from BC to 27 BC. During this time there was no single leader of Rome. The government was run by elected officials. The second period was the Roman Empire which lasted from 27 BC to AD (Western Roman Empire). The End of the Roman Republic: The Lives and Legacies of Julius Caesar, Cleopatra, Mark Antony, and Augustus (Book).


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