The Fall of the Roman Republic by P-TaylorFrancis


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									The Fall of the Roman Republic
Author: David Shotter

Edition: 2
Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Republic 2. The Government of the Republic 3. The Growth of the Empire 4.
Factionalism in Roman Politics; The Gracchus Brothers 5. Marius, the army and the Italian allies 6. Sulla
and the Senate 7. The Domination of Pompey 8. The First Triumvirate and the Slide to Civil War 9.
Caesar's Dictatorship 10. The Final Act: Antonius, Octavian and Lepidus 11. Epilogue

Revised and updated to include the latest research in the field, this second edition of a popular history
text examines how the Roman republic was destabilized by the unplanned growth of the Roman
Empire.Central discussion points include:the government of the republichow certain individuals took
advantage of the expansion of the empireJulius Caesar's accession to powerthe rise of the Augustan
principate following Julius Caesar's murder.Drawing on a wealth of recent scholarship and including an
expanded and updated guide to further reading, a chronology, and a guide to the provinces of the Roman
Empire, students of history and classical studies will find this a helpful and accessible introduction to this
complex period in history.

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