Introduction: the legacy of the Republican Roman Senate

Steel, C. (2015) Introduction: the legacy of the Republican Roman Senate. Classical Receptions Journal, 7(1), pp. 1-10. (doi: 10.1093/crj/clu011)

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The Senate was a central element in the political organization of Republican Rome, despite a considerable degree of imprecision over its exact functions and powers. As subsequent periods attempted to understand and use the Roman Republic, its Senate proved both a resource and an obstacle to that process, and its continuing importance in the reception history of Rome is to be understood in relation to the difficulty of reaching firm conclusions about what it could and could not do.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Steel, Professor Catherine
Authors: Steel, C.
Subjects:D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D051 Ancient History
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0441 Literary History
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > Classics
Journal Name:Classical Receptions Journal
Publisher:Oxford University Press
ISSN (Online):1759-5142

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
575421SPQR: the Roman Republican Senate in the 21st centuryCatherine SteelBritish Academy (BRIT-ACAD)MC110709HU - CLASSICS