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constitutional and political history of Rome

Taylor, T. M.

constitutional and political history of Rome

from the earliest times to the reign of Domitian

by Taylor, T. M.

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Published by Methuen & co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitutional history -- Rome,
  • Rome -- Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby T. M. Taylor.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 507, [1] p.
    Number of Pages507
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16367735M

    The lessons of Roman constitutionalism for the American constitution are also discussed. The Roman Republic, which is conventionally dated from to 27 B.C.,2 had an unwritten constitution that controlled its political system. The constitution established a series of. the history and politics of contemporary common-law purism Constitution had to be squared with the thirty four constitutional principles that were laid down in the “interim” Constitution of Author: Emile Zitzke.

    The political structure as outlined in the Roman constitution resembled a mixed constitution and its constituent parts were comparable to those of the Spartan constitution: two consuls, embodying the monarchic form; the Senate, embodying the aristocratic form; and the people through the assemblies. Constitution, the body of doctrines and practices that form the fundamental organizing principle of a political some cases, such as the United States, the constitution is a specific written others, such as the United Kingdom, it is a collection of documents, statutes, and traditional practices that are generally accepted as governing political matters.

      13 (linked with 4), in which Polybius envisages the natural decline of the Roman constitution, and 5f., which describes the equilibrium of the mixed state; and between the definition of the Roman State as a mixed constitution and 5 f., where the Roman success against Carthage is attributed to the predominance of the by:   The form of government found at Rome during the republican period (c. –49 B.C.) has provided a significant model for subsequent political theory and practice in the western tradition. 1 It offered a state which had achieved imperial conquest and expansion without a monarch, yet — unlike Athens, the other exemplary state from classical antiquity — restricted the role of the citizen Cited by: 2.


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Knowledge of Rome's political institutions is essential both for ancient historians and for those who study the contribution of Rome to the republican tradition of political thought from the Middle Ages to the revolutions inspired by the Enlightenment.

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Taylor (Author) See all 20 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: T. Taylor. Drawing on an impressive array of historical sources, this interdisciplinary work convincingly demonstrates that the Constitution was far less influenced by English or continental political thought than has been previously thought.

Rather, Sellers argues, the Constitution is firmly rooted in classical Roman concepts of law and by: Polybius’ history of Rome. The Histories, on which Polybius’ reputation rests, consisted of 40 books, the last being indexes.

Books I–V are extant. For the rest there are various excerpts, including those contained in the collection of passages from Greek historians assembled in the 10th century and rediscovered and published by various.

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After the fall of the Roman Republic, the constitutional balance of power shifted from the Roman Senate to the Roman Emperor. Beginning with the first emperor, Augustus, the emperor and the senate were theoretically two co-equal branches of government. In practice. It is a fact that the very long-lived Roman Republic has consistently played a surprisingly slight role in political theory and discussions about the nature of democracy, forms of government, and other matters, particularly when compared to the enormous attention paid to fifth-century BCE Athenian democracy.

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