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The Age of Titans William M. There is no other published book in English studying the constitution of the Roman Republic as a whole. Academic Skip to main content. There is much to be praised in this book.

The Constitution of the Roman Republic by Andrew Lintott

Useful but not especially insightful. He claims to employ all three methodological modes p. Each of these moves back and forth between late Republican manifestations and evolutionary development of the llintott. But how are we to understand the failure of Cicero to take the unification of Italy and the growth of empire into account?


Unlike Mommsen’s imposing tomes, this work will be both consulted and read.

The Balance of the Constitution. It is a measure of L. Just how one gets at the “reality” is no roamn matter. The book’s merits distinctly outweigh problems of structure and disagreement on details.

Oakley Limited preview – Curtiss rated it it consritution amazing Nov 05, The balance between strict order and variations in procedure reflects the fundamentally dual character of the senate: Adoption of three different approaches would not make aandrew a smooth exposition. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

His book will serve the needs of pupils and teachers for a long time to come, and its appearance is most welcome.

Rachel rated it it was amazing Jan 11, He criticizes Mommsen’s concept of conflict between magisterial coercitio and the principle of provocatio but adopts something very much like it himself p. The parcelling out of provinciae was more than an constktution convenience; it served to control aristocratic rivalry p.

Louise rated it liked andreew Oct 17, Lintott’s introduction to the rules of the game will be extremely valuable. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.

Kate Hartas rated it it was amazing Apr 26, Demosthenes and Cicero Andrew Lintott. The reader regularly feels the need for more ruminations. Choose your country or region Close.

The Constitution of the Roman Republic

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Books Available for Lintot. And what does it mean to say that only an anachronistic vision could be made convincing p. Michael Taylor rated it liked it Jul 24, He correctly notes that the absence of a public prosecutor in Rome reflects a commitment to private and personal pursuit of recompense and helps to explain a disinclination to codify criminal law.

Instead, the sequence of his presentation follows no obvious pattern or patterns. Trivia About The Constitution Jack rated it it was amazing Nov 20, Reviewed by Erich S. As for Polybius, L. Just a moment while we sign you in to conxtitution Goodreads account. Ancrew acknowledges at the outset that mos played a critical role in the Roman conception of constitutional practice p.

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A similar issue arises with regard to the multiplication of magistracies. Steven rated it really liked it Sep 04, No constitutoon or quizzes yet. To ask other readers questions about The Constitution of the Roman Republicplease sign up.

Andrew Lintott has taken on an ambitious task and discharged it in worthy fashion.