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The governance of Rome.

Author: Karl Loewenstein
Publisher: The Hague, Nijhoff, 1973.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Next to the Bible, Shakespeare, the French revolution and Napoleon, ancient Rome is one of the most plowed-through fields of historical experience. One of the truly great periods of history, Rome,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karl Loewenstein
ISBN: 9024714583 9789024714582
OCLC Number: 815541
Description: xxxi, 502 pages 24 cm
Contents: Abridged Table of Contents.- One: The Republic.- I: The Origins: The Period of the Mythological Kings.- II: The Class Struggle and the Merger between the Patricians and the Plebeians.- III: The Political Institutions of the Republic I: The Magistrates.- IV The Political Institutions of the Republic II: The Popular Assemblies.- V: The Political Institutions of the Republic III: The Senate.- VI. The Administration of Justice.- VII: The Collapse of the Republican Order.- A Postscript: Why the Roman Republic Never Became a Democracy.- Two: The Empire.- Section One: Augustus and the Foundation of the Principate.- Introduction: Principate and Dominate.- I The Establishment of the Principate.- II The Institutions of the Augustan Principate I.- III: The Institutions of the Augustan Principate II.- IV: The Administration of justice.- V: The Augustan Reform Legislation.- VI: The Creator and His Work.- Section Two: The Principate in Operation.- VII: The Period in Retrospect.- VIII: The Emperor.- IX: the face of the republican institutions.- X: The Social Classes.- XI: The Administration of the Empire.- XII: Decline and Fall of the Principate.- Section Three: The Dominate.- XIII The Period in Retrospect.- XIV: The Rise of Christianity as the State Religion.- XV: The Emperor.- XVI: The Organization of the Imperial Government.- XVII: The Administration of Justice and the Law.- XVIII: The Coercive State.- Epilogue: Rome's Impact on the Civilization of the Western World.


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