The Storm Before the Storm : The Beginning of the End of the Roman Republic
by Mike Duncan
Editor: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
Enjoy this book on your E-Reader and in the format you prefer
The Roman Republic was one of the most remarkable achievements in the history of civilization.After its foundation in 509 BC, Rome grew from a banal Italian city-state with the dominant power of the Mediterranean world.Through all of this, the Romans never allowed a man to take control of the state.Each year, for the past four hundred years, the annual elected consuls voluntarily transmitted the power to their successors.Not a single time of a consul give in to the temptation to seize absolute power and refuse to let go of it.It was a race of self-denial politics unparalleled in world history.The Roman republican discipline then proceeded to explode outside Italy and conquer a world filled with small tyrants, barbaric leaders, despotics and kings.But the Republic’s very success turned out to be its downfall.The republican system, was unable to cope with the vast empire of Rome ruledFinanced by the mountains of the empire’s wealth and wealth without a foreign enemy to keep them united, ambitious Roman rulers began to move away from the republican austerity of their ancestorsAlmost as soon as they had conquered the Mediterranean, Rome threw itself into violent political conflicts and civil wars that would allow the Republic to be destroyed in less than a century.Storm Before Storm Before Storm tells the story of the beginning of the end of the Roman Republic – the story of the first generation who had to face the new and dangerous political environment made possible by Rome is incomparable domination over the known world.The tumultuous years of 133-80 BCE the staging of the fall of the RepublicThe Republic faced with problems such as increasing economic inequality, increasing political polarization, the privatization of the military, endemic social and ethnic prejudice, endemic corruption, rampant corruption, ongoing military sloughs, and the most ruthless ambition and willingness of elites to do something about reforming the system over time to register it–a situation that attracts many parallels to America’s day.These questions
Mike Duncan – The Storm Before the Storm : The Beginning of the End of the Roman Republic – Free
Format: ePub, MOBI and Pdf
In this site we encourage writing and creativity.