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By Alain M. Gowing

Even though the Roman Republic got here to an indisputable result in 31 BC with the accession of the emperor Augustus, the reminiscence of the Republic continued. This ebook explores how that reminiscence manifested itself, serving as an street for dissent in addition to imperial propaganda, sooner than progressively fading over the process the early Empire (AD 14-117). offering case-studies of numerous imperial authors and key Roman monuments, it additionally examines the shut dating among reminiscence and heritage in Roman idea, trained by way of sleek reviews of old reminiscence.

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