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Understanding Elites’ Religious Behaviors in the Middle Roman Republic

Craige B. Champion

in The Peace of the Gods: Elite Religious Practices in the Middle Roman Republic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174853
eISBN:
9781400885152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174853.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses some theoretical positions and methodologies in order to elucidate the religious behaviors of republican elites in the Middle Roman Republic. Using the psychological theory of ... More


Scipio Aemilianus, Polybius, and the Quest for Friendship in Second-Century Rome 1

Michael Sommer

in Polybius and his World: Essays in Memory of F.W. Walbank

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199608409
eISBN:
9780191745102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608409.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Polybius' account of his friendship with Scipio Aemilianus has generated fierce controversy concerning whether or not there was a 'Scipionic circle'. Instead of the extreme positions which have ... More


Literature, History, and Philosophy: The Example of De re publica

Matthew Fox

in Cicero's Philosophy of History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199211920
eISBN:
9780191705854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211920.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The chapter is the first in a series of detailed readings of individual philosophical dialogues. De republica is examined as an attempt to ground political theory in Roman history, but one that ... More


Conclusion

Craige B. Champion

in Cultural Politics in Polybius's Histories

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237643
eISBN:
9780520929890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237643.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This study has attempted to understand Polybius as individual statesman and historian through his uses of one of the dominant themes of his cultural heritage: the Greek politico-cultural grammar of ... More


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