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Building Mid-Republican Rome: Labor, Architecture, and the Urban Economy

Seth Bernard


Building Mid-Republican Rome treats for the first time the development of the Mid-Republican city from 396 to 168 BCE. As Romans established imperial control over Italy and beyond, the city itself radically transformed into the center of the Mediterranean world. The book describes profound changes in terms of new urban architecture and new socioeconomic structures and argues that such developments were in fact closely linked: building Mid-Republican Rome was highly costly, and meeting such costs had significant implications for the structures and institutions of urban society. By viewing build ... More

Keywords: Roman history, Roman Republic, Roman Economy, City of Rome, Archaeology, Labor, Architecture, urbanism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190878788
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190878788.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Seth Bernard, author
Assistant Professor, Department of Classics, University of Toronto