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The shape of the Roman order : the republic and its spaces

Author: Daniel J Gargola
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2017]
Series: Studies in the history of Greece and Rome.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Rather than trying to understand the [Roman] Empire through the lens of modern organizations and institutions, Gargola looks at the idiosyncratic way the elite viewed the geographical world around them and how it fundamentally informed the way they ruled over their dominion. From what geometrical patterns they preferred to how they constructed their hierarchies in space, Gargola brings together a wide body of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel J Gargola
ISBN: 9781469631820 1469631822
OCLC Number: 956583956
Description: xiv, 289 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Representing the res publica --
Rome, its magistrates, and its empire --
Rome and its Italy --
The augurs and their spaces --
Sciences of the center --
Laws, decrees, edicts, and their spaces.
Series Title: Studies in the history of Greece and Rome.
Responsibility: Daniel J. Gargola.

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"Rather than trying to understand the [Roman] Empire through the lens of modern organizations and institutions, Gargola looks at the idiosyncratic way the elite viewed the geographical world around them and how it fundamentally informed the way they ruled over their dominion. From what geometrical patterns they preferred to how they constructed their hierarchies in space, Gargola brings together a wide body of disparate materials to demonstrate how spatial orientation dictated action"--

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Provides an insightful account of the role of geographic or spatial thought in the Roman self-understanding and will be invaluable for serious students of the Roman republic. . . . Read more...

 
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