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Shape of the Roman Order
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Shape of the Roman Order: The Republic and Its Spaces

Daniel J. Gargola


In recent years, a long-established view of the Roman Empire during its great age of expansion has been called into question by scholars who contend that this model has made Rome appear too much like a modern state. This is especially true in terms of understanding how the Roman government ordered the city––and the world around it––geographically. In this innovative, systematic approach, Daniel J. Gargola demonstrates how important the concept of space was to the governance of Rome. He explains how Roman rulers, without the means for making detailed maps, conceptualized the territories under R ... More

Keywords: Rome, Roman Empire, imperialism, provinces, Roman Republic, Roman divination

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781469631820
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631820.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Daniel J. Gargola, author
University of Kentucky