The Resource Lands, laws, & gods: : magistrates & ceremony in the regulation of public lands in Republican Rome, Daniel J. Gargola, (ebook)

Lands, laws, & gods: : magistrates & ceremony in the regulation of public lands in Republican Rome, Daniel J. Gargola, (ebook)

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Lands, laws, & gods: : magistrates & ceremony in the regulation of public lands in Republican Rome
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Lands, laws, & gods:
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magistrates & ceremony in the regulation of public lands in Republican Rome
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Daniel J. Gargola
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Lands, laws, and gods
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eng
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In Lands, Laws, and Gods, Daniel Gargola examines the formulation and implementation of laws regulating the use of public lands, including the establishment of colonies, in Republican Rome (509-27 B.C.). During this period of territorial expansion, the Romans developed the basic legal forms by which they governed captured land, and they constructed the processes and ceremonies by which those forms were translated into practice. Using agrarian law as a case study and focusing especially on rituals that both validated and gave structure to the administrative process, Gargola demonstrates the fundamental connections between religion, law, and government. Essential acts in the administration of agrarian legislation, such as the transfer of land from one party to another and the granting of contracts for public works, depended upon ritual formulas and gestures, often within the context of religious ceremonies. By recovering these formulas and their larger significance, Gargola reconstructs an important dimension of Roman life
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Midwest
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Gargola, Daniel J
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333.1/0937
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Studies in the history of Greece & Rome
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  • Public lands
  • Colonate
  • Agricultural laws and legislation (Roman law)
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adult
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Lands, laws, & gods: : magistrates & ceremony in the regulation of public lands in Republican Rome, Daniel J. Gargola, (ebook)
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9781469632438
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MWT11827786
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11827786
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MWT11827786
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Lands, laws, & gods: : magistrates & ceremony in the regulation of public lands in Republican Rome, Daniel J. Gargola, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469632438
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11827786
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11827786
System control number
MWT11827786
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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