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The History of Rome

Volume 2

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  • Date Published: May 2010
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108012324

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  • This three-volume English translation of Barthold Georg Niebuhr's influential History of Rome was published between 1828 and 1842. It follows the second German edition, which the author contrasts with the earlier edition (1811–1812, translated into English in 1827) as being 'the work of a man who has reached his maturity'. The early part of the nineteenth century saw important developments in philological scholarship in Germany, and Niebuhr's international career as a statesman and scholar reflected Germany's new-found confidence in the wider world. His book had a lasting impact both within its own subject area and on the understanding of history as an academic discipline, and was a landmark of nineteenth-century European scholarship. Volume 2 begins with the league with the Latins and ends with civil history down to the fourth century B.C.E..

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    • Date Published: May 2010
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108012324
    • length: 656 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 37 x 140 mm
    • weight: 0.82kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Introduction
    1. The Latin state
    2. The league with the Latins
    3. Of the colonies
    4. On the rights of Isopolity and Municipium
    5. On the franchise of the Latins
    6. The league with the Hernicans
    7. The wars with the Volscians and Aequians, down to the end of the Veientine War
    8. The office of warden of the city
    9. The internal feuds of the patricians
    10. Of the public land and its occupation
    11. The assignments of land before the time of Sp. Cassius
    12. The agrarian law of Sp. Cassius, and his death
    13. The seven consulships of the Fabii
    14. The Veientine War
    15. Internal history from the destruction of the Fabii to the first pestilence
    16. The legend of Coriolanus
    17. The wars with the Volscians and Aequians down to the peace of 295
    18. The Aequian War down to the Decemvirate
    19. Disasters and extraordinary phenomena
    20. Civil history of the eleven years preceding the Decemvirate
    21. The first Decemvirs, and their laws
    22. The second Decemvirate
    23. The first year after the restoration of freedom
    24. Civil commotions down to the constitution of 311
    25. The consular military tribuntate
    26. The censorship
    Civil affairs from the year 311 down to the last Veientine War
    27. On the pay of the troops
    28. The wars down to the last with Veii
    29. The last war with Veii
    30. The other wars down to that with the Gauls
    31. Internal history down to the war with the Gauls
    32. Physical history from 305 to 365
    33. On the Gauls, and their immigration into Italy
    34. The war with the Gauls, and the taking of Rome
    35. On the Olympiad and year of the taking of Rome
    36. Rome after the departure of the Gauls
    37. The wars down to the reform of 384
    38. Civil history down to the year 374
    Appendices.

  • Author

    Barthold Georg Niebuhr

    Translators

    Julius Charles Hare

    Connop Thirlwall

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