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Libertas and the Practice of Politics in the Late Roman Republic,9781107028173
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Libertas and the Practice of Politics in the Late Roman Republic

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9781107028173

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1107028175
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Hardcover
Pub. Date:
2/25/2013
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Cambridge Univ Pr
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This is a comprehensive analysis of the idea of libertas and its conflicting uses in the political struggles of the late Roman Republic. By reconstructing Roman political thinking about liberty against the background of Classical and Hellenistic thought, it excavates two distinct intellectual traditions on the means allowing for the preservation and the loss of libertas. Considering the interplay of these traditions in the political debates of the first century BC, Dr Arena offers a significant reinterpretation of the political struggles of the time as well as a radical reappraisal of the role played by the idea of liberty in the practice of politics. She argues that, as a result of its uses in rhetorical debates, libertas underwent a form of conceptual change at the end of the Republic and came to legitimise a new course of politics, which led progressively to the transformation of the whole political system.

Table of Contents

Roman libertas
The liberty of the citizens
The liberty of the commonwealth
Political debates
Political response: a matter of dominatio
Epilogue
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