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6. The cost of empire

6. The cost of empire  

David M. Gwynn

in The Roman Republic: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778070
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199595112.003.0007
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199595112
Why did the political and social balance on which the Republic depended disintegrate into chaos and civil war? ‘The cost of empire’ considers the effect of expansion on the Republic's ... More
2. The Republic takes shape

2. The Republic takes shape  

David M. Gwynn

in The Roman Republic: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778070
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199595112.003.0003
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199595112
What do we know of the Republic's formative years and the means by which it gradually extended its reach? How did the social and political structures of the Republic evolve? ‘The Republic ... More
8. The last years

8. The last years  

David M. Gwynn

in The Roman Republic: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778070
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199595112.003.0009
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199595112
‘The last years’ explains how private armies and ever-increasing riches enabled one man to possess the dignitas, wealth, and military might to rule alone. The desire for gloria which drove ... More
The Roman Republic: A Very Short Introduction

The Roman Republic: A Very Short Introduction  

David M. Gwynn

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778070
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199595112.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199595112
‘The Roman Republic’ describes the rise of the Roman Republic from its humble beginnings and explores its legacy in the modern world. How do the social and cultural aspects of the Republic ... More

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