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Rome, the Greek World, and the East, Volume 1: The Roman Republic and the Augustan Revolution
Fergus Millar is one of the most influential contemporary historians of the ancient world. His essays and books, including "The Emperor in the Roman World" and "The Roman Near East," have enriched our understanding of the Greco-Roman world in fundamental ways. In his writings Millar has made the inhabitants of the Roman Empire central to our conception of how the empire fu ...more
Paperback, 416 pages
Published March 1st 2002 by University of North Carolina Press
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Millar's conclusions are filled with resonance and provide an important perspective. The evolution of Republican institutions at the dawn of the Imperial period, The level of democracy and it's coexistence with autocratic rule, ...etc. are issues that Millar explores as no one else can. Wading through his summarization of epigraphic nuggets is difficult enough, and one can only imagine the effort Millar must have devoted to sifting the vast body of evidence. We owe him our gratitude for this. I ...more