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by Aloys A. Winterling

eBook Politics and Society in Imperial Rome epub
  • ISBN: 1405179694
  • Author: Aloys A. Winterling
  • Genre: Other
  • Subcategory: Humanities
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (June 29, 2009)
  • Pages: 176 pages
  • ePUB size: 1133 kb
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Politics and Society in . .has been added to your Cart. This is, in a nutshell, the argument of Aloys Winterling in this stimulating collection of essays.

Politics and Society in . Winterling's work is well known to German readers and this volume will hopefully bring the attention of a non?]German audience to it. The articles collected in this volume span the last ten years, and although written on different occasions they show remarkable coherence. The thesis presented above is constantly restated from different points of view.

Aloys Winterling is Professor for Ancient History at the Humboldt University of Berlin. Offers a fresh interpretation of the politics, society, and culture of imperial Rome. Argues that the early principate was fundamentally incompatible with the persisting structures of the Roman Republic. He was previously Professor of Ancient History at the University of Basel. Demonstrates how these contradictory systems affected the development of Roman society. Includes case studies on the imperial court and the emperor Caligula, as well as chapters on the scholarship of Theodor Mommsen and Christian Meier.

During the early days of Imperial Rome, Augustus characterized himself as 'the restorer of the Res publica'

During the early days of Imperial Rome, Augustus characterized himself as 'the restorer of the Res publica'. On the surface it appeared that the Roman Republic was indeed alive: Consuls were elected, tribunes legislated, and Senators engaged in heated debates in the Roman Curia. But the political integration of Roman society - with its deep social stratification marked by the pre-eminence of Senatorial nobility - was 'old'. And the role of the emperor and his patrimonial structure of imperial rule was 'new'.

Includes case studies on the imperial "Politics and Society in Imperial Rome" offers fresh new interpretations of the politics, society, and culture Rome's imperial era. Argues that the early principate was fundamentally incompatible with the persisting structures of the Roman. Toward a new interpretation of Imperial Rome - Paradoxical.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Politics and Society in Imperial Rome by.This valuable book offers a fresh examination of the structure of Roman imperial government.

This valuable book offers a fresh examination of the structure of Roman imperial government.

Politics and Society in Imperial Rome offers fresh new interpretations of the politics, society, and culture Rome's imperial era.

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Hardcover published 2009-06-29 in United Kingdom by Wiley-Blackwell. Alert if: New Price below.

More by Aloys Winterling. Aula Caesaris: Studien zur g des romischen Kaiserhofes in der Zeit von Augustus bis Commodus (31 v. Ch. 192 n. Aloys Winterling. Caligula: Eine Biographie.

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Politics and Society in Imperial Rome offers fresh newinterpretations of the politics, society, and culture Rome'simperial era. Argues that the early principate was fundamentally incompatiblewith the persisting structures of the Roman RepublicDemonstrates how these contradictory systems affected thedevelopment of Roman societyIncludes case studies on the imperial court and the emperorCaligula, as well as chapters on the scholarship of Theodor Mommsenand Christian Meier
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