New PDF release: War and Society in Early Rome: From Warlords to Generals

By Jeremy Armstrong

ISBN-10: 1107093570

ISBN-13: 9781107093577

This ebook combines the wealthy, yet problematical, literary culture for early Rome with the ever-growing archaeological checklist to provide a brand new interpretation of early Roman war and the way it with regards to the city's numerous social, political, non secular, and financial associations. mostly casting apart the anachronistic assumptions of overdue republican writers like Livy and Dionysius of Halicarnassus, it as a substitute examines the final modes of behaviour evidenced in either the literature and the archaeology for the interval and makes an attempt to reconstruct, in line with those features, the elemental kind of Roman society after which to 're-map' that directly to the extant culture. it is important for students and scholars learning many points of Roman background and struggle, yet rather the background of the regal and republican periods.

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