Politics and Society in Imperial Rome (Hardcover)

Politics and Society in Imperial Rome By Aloys Winterling Cover Image
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Politics and Society in Imperial Rome offers fresh new interpretations of the politics, society, and culture Rome's imperial era.
  • Argues that the early principate was fundamentally incompatible with the persisting structures of the Roman Republic
  • Demonstrates how these contradictory systems affected the development of Roman society
  • Includes case studies on the imperial court and the emperor Caligula, as well as chapters on the scholarship of Theodor Mommsen and Christian Meier

About the Author

Aloys Winterling is Professor for Ancient History at the Humboldt University of Berlin. He was previously Professor of Ancient History at the University of Basel.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781405179690
ISBN-10: 1405179694
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: July 1st, 2009
Pages: 176
Language: English