Companion provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of Roman Republican history as it is currently practiced.
Highlights recent developments, including archaeological discoveries, fresh approaches to textual sources, and the opening up of new areas of historical study
Retains the drama of the Republic s rise and fall
Emphasizes not just the evidence of texts and physical remains, but also the models and assumptions that scholars bring to these artefacts
Looks at the role played by the physical geography and environment of Italy
Offers a compact but detailed narrative of military and political developments from the birth of the Roman Republic through to the death of Julius Caesar
Discusses current controversies in the field