Download Les Gracques : Crise agraire et révolution à Rome by Claude Nicolet PDF

By Claude Nicolet

De décembre 134 à juin ou juillet 133 av. J.-C., dans l. a. fièvre des partisans de Tibérius Gracchus, tribun de l. a. plèbe en lutte contre le Sénat et les riches, dans los angeles haine des nantis qui allaient les massacrer, les pourchasser, les juger, les condamner, un mythe s'effondre - celui de l. a. sagesse et de l'équilibre du gouvernement de los angeles République. Mais aussi celui de los angeles solidarité profonde des Romains qui avait permis de triompher d'Hannibal. Ils se brisent sur los angeles query sociale. l. a. crise agraire qui couvait depuis les conquêtes a enfin éclaté. Elle va durer un siècle. Les contemporains ne s'y sont pas trompés, qui dès le départ ont le sentiment d'une rupture, d'une révolution : Rome pour toujours a changé.

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Download Emotion, Restraint, and Community in Ancient Rome by Robert Kaster PDF

By Robert Kaster

Emotion, Restraint, and neighborhood examines the ways that feelings, and discuss feelings, interacted with the ethics of the Roman top sessions within the overdue Republic and early Empire. by way of contemplating how a variety of Roman types of worry, dismay, indignation, and revulsion created an economic climate of displeasure that formed society in confident methods, the publication casts new gentle either at the Romans and on cross-cultural figuring out of feelings.

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Download Imperial Rome AD 193 to 284 : the critical century by Clifford Ando PDF

By Clifford Ando

"The Roman empire through the interval framed by way of the accession of Septimus Severus in advert 193 and the increase of Diocletian in 284 has conventionally been considered as certainly one of trouble. among 235 and 284, a minimum of eighteen males held the throne of the empire, for a typical of under 3 years, a reckoning that doesn't consider all of the kin and lieutenants with whom these males shared strength. in comparison to the Read more...

summary: "The Roman empire through the interval framed by way of the accession of Septimus Severus in advert 193 and the increase of Diocletian in 284 has conventionally been considered as one in every of concern. among 235 and 284, at the least eighteen males held the throne of the empire, for a normal of lower than 3 years, a reckoning that doesn't consider the entire kinfolk and lieutenants with whom these males shared strength. in comparison to the century among the accession of Nerva and the dying of Commodus, it is a interval of impressive volatility. the center of the century additionally witnessed catastrophic, if transitority, ruptures within the territorial integrity of the empire. huge parts of the jap and western halves of the empire handed less than the keep an eye on of powers and principalities who assumed the mantle of Roman govt and exercised significant and legit energy over hundreds of thousands. Even these areas that remained Roman have been subjected to deprivation and pillage by means of invading armies. The Roman peace, which had develop into within the final example the justification for empire, have been shattered. Clifford Ando describes and integrates the contrasting histories of other components of the empire and assesses the affects of administrative, political and non secular change." - again hide

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Download A Companion to Catullus (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient by Marilyn B. Skinner PDF

By Marilyn B. Skinner

During this better half, overseas students offer a entire review that displays the newest developments in Catullan studies.

Explores the paintings of Catullus, the most effective Roman ‘lyric poets’.
Provides discussions approximately construction, style, kind, and reception, in addition to interpretive essays on key poems and teams of poems.
Grounds Catullus within the socio-historical international round him.
Chapters problem acquired knowledge, current unique readings, and recommend new interpretations of biographical proof.

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Download The Mishnah in Contemporary Perspective: Part Two (Handbook by Jacob Neusner (Editor) Alan J. Avery-Peck (Editor) PDF

By Jacob Neusner (Editor) Alan J. Avery-Peck (Editor)

This moment quantity of a two-part undertaking at the Mishnah monitors a huge number of methods to the learn of the Mishnah within the modern academy. The paintings derives from Israel, North the United States, and Europe and indicates the highbrow power of scholarship in all 3 facilities of studying. What those articles exhibit in varied methods is that the Mishnah kinds a serious concentration of the learn of Judaism. The authors of those reports characterize the easiest of latest scholarship at the Mishnah. a result of many viewpoints integrated right here, this can be the main consultant collection of modern Mishnah-study on hand in any assortment in a Western language.

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Download Flames of Rome: A Novel by Paul L. Maier PDF

By Paul L. Maier

A madman who murders his means into energy lusts for ever-greater glory and domination. A capital urban awash with corruption, sensuality, and political intrigue is on the flash element. And stuck among the crushing currents of heritage are a brand new yet becoming spiritual workforce referred to as the fans of ways. Award-winning historian and best-selling writer Paul L. Maier has created a compelling form of documentary fiction, utilizing in basic terms identified historic occasions and folks to convey to existence first-century Rome in all its extra, treachery, and madness. this can be the Rome that the apostle Paul visits, the place he’s put on trial, and that's eternally replaced through his testimony and witness. Maier takes readers into the court of imperial justice and into the houses of the folks suffering from the recent religion they’ve encountered to solutions questions corresponding to: How did Christianity first succeed in Rome? Why did Paul need to wait years for trial and used to be he condemned or let out? Why does the recent testomony account in Acts finish so all at once? Who set fireplace to Rome and why did Nero persecute Christians so horribly? Following the the relatives of Flavius Sabinus, mayor of Rome less than Nero Maier captures the entire drama and pressure of the political conflicts that precede and stick with the nice hearth of Rome, and the epic political and non secular clashes of the world’s capital. this can be the sensational tale of pagans at their worst—and Christians at their most sensible. Readers won’t are looking to positioned it down.

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