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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
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.
1. Introduction: Toward a New Interpretation of Imperial Rome. Part I: Paradoxical Structures: 2. "State," "Society," and Political Integration. 3. Friendship and Patron-Client Relations. 4. "Public" and "Private". Part II: Two Cases in Point: 5. A Court without "State." The aula Caesaris. 6. Meaningful Madness. The Emperor Caligula. Part III: Academic Approaches: 7. Theodor Mommsen's Theory of "Dyarchia". 8. Christian Meier's "Crisis without Alternative" in Ancient Rome. Editorial Note. Index.
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