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Beyond Populares and Optimates

M. A. Robb

Beyond Populares and Optimates

political language in the late Republic

by M. A. Robb

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Published by Steiner in Stuttgart .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Optimaten,
  • Politische Sprache,
  • Political aspects,
  • Latin language,
  • Terminology,
  • Popularen

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementM.A. Robb
    SeriesGeschichte, Historia. Einzelschriften -- Heft 213, Geschichte (Franz Steiner Verlag), Historia (Wiesbaden, Germany) -- Heft 213.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG250.5 .R63 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination225 p. ;
    Number of Pages225
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25133564M
    ISBN 103515096434
    ISBN 109783515096430
    LC Control Number2011380482
    OCLC/WorldCa651892418

    This book, which treats the Gothic rebellion of a.d. – and the campaign of Adrianople, is loosely connected to the other extant books, which conclude with events of a.d. The present article argues that Book 31 was in origin a separate monograph, drafted in Greek at Antioch in the aftermath of the Roman defeat at Adrianople.   Their political supporters were known respectively as optimates, the "best people," and populares, those who favored the People. The high offices of state were largely in the hands of the former and, in practice, were the prerogative of twenty or fewer families/5(25).

    The First Triumvirate (60–53 BC) was an informal alliance among three prominent politicians in the late Roman Republic: Julius Caesar, Pompey, and Marcus Licinius Crassus.. The constitution of the Roman Republic was a complex set of checks and balances designed to prevent a man from rising above the rest and creating a monarchy. In order to bypass these constitutional obstacles, Caesar. I completed my PhD on Republican political language at Kings in I have taught Beginner and Intermediate Undergraduate Latin courses here at Kings. I am also a tutor on the Kings Summer School programme where I teach the Intensive Latin for Beginners Course. In I worked as an Epigraphic.

    Description: The Journal of Roman Studies publishes papers in the full range of the field which the Roman Society was established to promote, i.e. 'the study of the history, archaeology, literature and art of Italy and the Roman Empire, from the earliest times down to about A.D. '. The emphasis is on historical themes, but there are also articles on literary, archaeological and art. The Class Struggle in the Ancient Greek World: From the Archaic Age There was no bourgeoisie or petit-bourgeois then existing to any significant degree beyond the subsistence level. and the development of a split among the Roman ruling class which lead to the rise of the reformist 'populares,' the conservative 'optimates' and a series Cited by:


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Beyond Populares and Optimates is a revision of the author’s King’s College London doctoral dissertation, in which Robb offers a more refined view of the language of Roman partisanship.

The bulk of the book is taken up with an extensive survey of the terms populares and optimates. Get this from a library. Beyond Populares and Optimates: political language in the late Republic. [M A Robb] -- "Modern interpretations of the late Roman Republic have been dominated by the twin concepts of 'populares' and 'optimates', commonly assumed to refer to two antithetical political categories.

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Introduction. Populares and optimates are two political denominations, especially used in ancient Roman politics during the 1st century BCE during the Late Roman Republic (although the sources apply them sometimes to the 2nd century BCE).The basis of such differentiation is Marcus Tullius Cicero (–43 BCE), Pro Ses which defined populares and optimates as two distinct political.

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Rome's first Civil Strife, Populares vs Optimates, BC. Rome expanded beyond borders of Italy, into Gaul, Spain and Greece, led by Gaius Marius. Great Civil War, Caesar and Populares defeat Pompey and Rome's Senate Optimates - followed by death of Pompey 48 BC, and death of Caesar 44 BC.

Chapter two argues that the deployment of the categories populares and optimates in the crucial passage of Pro Sestio is highly contingent, part of a strategy to alienate Cicero's great foe Publius Clodius by branding him a false demagogue, while suggesting that virtually everyone else in Rome is part of a redefined group of optimates, “all Author: Josiah Osgood.

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associations (‘Populares’ RE suppl. Recent studies by Robb (Beyond Populares and Optimates. Political Language in the Late Republic, Stuttgart, ) and Russell (‘Speech, competition, and collaboration: tribunician politics and the development of popular ideology’ in Community and Communication.

Oratory and Politics in. 7 M. Robb, Beyond Populares and Optimates: Political Language in the Late Republic (Stuttgart, ), came out too late to be as useful to my study as it would otherwise have been. I am, however, indebted to this work for some useful data.

Beyond Populares and Optimates is a revision of the author's King's College London doctoral dissertation, in which Robb offers a more refined view of the language of Roman partisanship.

The bulk of the book is taken up with an extensive survey of the terms populares and optimates. Populares (Latin, from populus, “people”), an intellectual and political trend in the Roman Republic at the end of the second and beginning of the first century B.C.

It reflected the interests of the plebeians, in particular their rural contingent, and was opposed to the optimates.

With rare exceptions, the leaders of the populares belonged to the. Special Interests: Livy, Roman historical narratives (prose and poetry), Roman political culture under the Republic, literary and social theory (esp. social anthropology, New Historicism), classical reception.

My research focuses especially on the role of literature and literary devices in shaping political and historical thought, and more broadly lies at the intersection of literary criticism Occupation: Associate Professor. vs Optimates, BC. Rome expanded beyond borders of Italy, into Gaul, Spain and Greece, led by Gaius Marius.

Great Civil War, Caesar and Populares defeat Pompey and Rome's Senate Optimates - followed by death of Pompey 48 BC, and death of Caesar 44 BC.

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