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Crime and Community in Ciceronian Rome

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Andrew M. RiggsbyAssistant Professor of Classics, University of Texas, Austin, USA

ISBN13: 9780292770980
ISBN: 0292770987
Published: February 2000
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Format: Hardback
Price: £35.00

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In the late Roman Republic, acts of wrongdoing against individuals were prosectued in private courts, while the public courts trid cases which involved harm to the community as a whole. In this book, Riggsby investigates the types of cases heard by the public courts to offer a provocative new understanding of what has been described as ""crime"" in the Roman Republic and to illuminate the inherently political nature of the Roman public courts. Through the lens of Cicero's forensic oratory, Riggsby examines the four major public offenses - bribery, murder, riot and corruption. In addition, this book investigates types of cases heard by public courts to offer understanding of what was ""crime"" in the Roman Republic.

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