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Res Publica Reciperata

Louise Hodgson

in Res Publica and the Roman Republic: 'Without Body or Form'

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198777380
eISBN:
9780191823824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777380.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 5 deals with the civil wars of the 40s and argues that whereas the ‘Republicans’ positioned themselves as defending the res publica even after the evacuation of Italy, Caesar restricted ... More


Res Publica Ipsa

Louise Hodgson

in Res Publica and the Roman Republic: 'Without Body or Form'

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198777380
eISBN:
9780191823824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777380.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 4 focuses on Cicero’s consulship in 63, during which Cicero used his responsibility for managing the res publica to shut down agrarian legislation and a politicized trial (De Lege Agraria ... More


Res Publica Est Caesar

Louise Hodgson

in Res Publica and the Roman Republic: 'Without Body or Form'

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198777380
eISBN:
9780191823824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777380.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 7 concludes with some observations on res publica under Augustus and his successors. The term all but vanishes from Suetonius’s Lives after Augustus, which suggests that res publica lost much ... More


Pro Re Publica

Louise Hodgson

in Res Publica and the Roman Republic: 'Without Body or Form'

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198777380
eISBN:
9780191823824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777380.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 6 examines Cicero’s euphemism for the illegal behaviour of his preferred champions after Caesar’s assassination: privatum consilium on behalf of the res publica, which was afterwards ... More


Defining Terms

Louise Hodgson

in Res Publica and the Roman Republic: 'Without Body or Form'

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198777380
eISBN:
9780191823824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777380.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 1 defines res publica as a term that can mean both the civic property/affairs of a given political community (civitas) and the communal political spaces within which those who administer the ... More


Rem Publicam Administrare

Louise Hodgson

in Res Publica and the Roman Republic: 'Without Body or Form'

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198777380
eISBN:
9780191823824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777380.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 2 examines the res publica as civic business, with a particular focus on the role of the magistrates, who enjoyed an intimate relationship with the res publica. Since an individual’s dignitas ... More


Res Publica Salva

Louise Hodgson

in Res Publica and the Roman Republic: 'Without Body or Form'

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198777380
eISBN:
9780191823824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777380.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 3 examines concerns about the long-term well-being of the res publica as the structured political sphere, from the general fear of moral decline to the specific fear that the res publica was ... More


Res Publica and the Roman Republic: 'Without Body or Form'

Louise Hodgson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198777380
eISBN:
9780191823824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777380.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book explores the political crisis at the end of the Roman Republic through the changing perceptions of the political sphere itself, the res publica. From Scipio Nasica’s efforts to keep the res ... More


Hopes and Aspirations: Res Publica, Leges et Iura, and Alternatives at Rome

Eleanor Cowan

in The Alternative Augustan Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190901400
eISBN:
9780190901431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190901400.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter concentrates on the idea of alternatives by examining the negotiations between Imperator Caesar and his community that took place in 28–27 BCE in the wake of his return to Rome after the ... More


Government

Malcolm Schofield

in Cicero: Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780199684915
eISBN:
9780191904462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199684915.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In On the commonwealth Cicero explores three main ideas, discussed here in turn. First introduced is the concept of a res publica itself, held together as an association of citizens by the justice ... More


Liberty, Equality, and Popular Sovereignty

Malcolm Schofield

in Cicero: Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780199684915
eISBN:
9780191904462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199684915.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter documents the role of appeals to the liberty of the people in Roman political discourse, as evidenced in the writings of Sallust and Livy as well as Cicero’s. Liberty’s relation to ... More


Republican Decision-making

Malcolm Schofield

in Cicero: Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780199684915
eISBN:
9780191904462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199684915.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

On duties makes development of natural impulses to virtue the basis for how one ought to act. But identifying what actually is the right and honourable thing to do in the public sphere can still be ... More


Introduction: in the Imperial State

Ekaterina Pravilova

in A Public Empire: Property and the Quest for the Common Good in Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159058
eISBN:
9781400850266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159058.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. The book explores the development of the public sphere in the Russian Empire. It examines the shifting boundaries—in terms of ... More


Municipalization and the Politics of Enfranchisement of Italy

Edward Bispham

in From Asculum to Actium: The Municipalization of Italy from the Social War to Augustus

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231843
eISBN:
9780191716195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231843.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The municipalization following the Social War must be understood within the context of the political atmosphere in which it emerged, and the major public discourses of the time: the admission and ... More


Introduction: Tales of Christianizations

Nathan J. Ristuccia

in Christianization and Commonwealth in Early Medieval Europe: A Ritual Interpretation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198810209
eISBN:
9780191848476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810209.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The concept of Christianization dominates scholarship on the early Middle Ages. Yet, “Christianization” is a vague, anachronistic term, applied haphazardly to group an assortment of diverse changes ... More


The Libertarian Conception of the Public

ALAN BRUDNER

in Constitutional Goods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225798
eISBN:
9780191706516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225798.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter begins by identifying the stages by which a claim of authority to rule others is progressively validated and argues that rule under a conception of public reason is part of authority's ... More


The Death and Taxes of the Gracchi

James Tan

in Power and Public Finance at Rome, 264-49 BCE

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190639570
eISBN:
9780190639600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190639570.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Brothers Tiberius and Gaius Gracchus offered a range of reforms that do not appear on the surface to have been dangerous enough to justify their deaths. This chapter argues that they provoked such ... More


Augustan Poetry and the Roman Republic

Joseph Farrell and Damien P. Nelis (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199587223
eISBN:
9780191746222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587223.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book provides a series of studies of the ways in which the major Augustan poets construct and explore images of the Roman Republic. It stands at the intersection between literature and history, ... More


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