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Author Morstein-Marx, Robert.

Title Mass oratory and political power in the late Roman Republic / Robert Morstein-Marx
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 313 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Figures and maps; Acknowledgments; Note on translations; Abbreviations; Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Setting the stage; Chapter 3: Civic knowledge; Chapter 4: The Voice of the People; Chapter 5: Debate; Chapter 6: Contional ideology: the invisible "optimate"; Chapter 7: Contional ideology: the political drama; Chapter 8: Conclusion; References; Index
Summary This book examines how public, political discourse shaped the distribution of power between Senate and People in the Late Roman Republic. The 'ideology' of Republican mass oratory is analyzed comprehensively and situated fully within the institutional, historical and physical contexts of the public meetings in which these speeches were heard
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 288-305) and index
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Subject Communication -- Political aspects -- Rome.
Oratory, Ancient.
Power (Social sciences) -- Rome.
Public meetings -- Rome.
Rhetoric, Ancient.
Speeches, addresses, etc., Latin -- History and criticism.
Rome -- History -- Republic, 265-30 B.C.
Rome -- Politics and government -- 265-30 B.C.
Genre/Form Electronic book
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2003053220
ISBN 0511184700 (electronic bk.)
0511185537 (electronic bk.)
0511482876 (ebook)
9780511184703 (electronic bk.)
9780511185533 (electronic bk.)
9780511482878 (ebook)