Praise for the first edition: 'This … is a helpful textbook for students, providing a general survey of, and clear introduction to, many of the central issues of this period. I feel sure that many students and their teachers will find individual chapters in this volume a good starting point for the study of specific topics.' Scripta Classica Israelica
Praise for the first edition: 'Designed to be accessible to students and the general reader alike this book is warmly recommended to anyone interested in a vital, formative period of Roman history.' Arctos
Praise for the first edition: 'This is a first rate and across the board introduction to the Roman Republic. All articles are written in a clear and easy to read language, and all authors are mindful of the fact that they should be addressing a reading public that may be non-expert but is genuinely interested in Roman things.' Ordia Prima
Praise for the first edition: 'This is a dynamic, well-written book which contains a considerable amount of information, but remains easy to read.' Classics Ireland
The Cambridge Companion to the Roman Republic examines all aspects of Roman history from 509 to 49 BC. A distinguished cast of international scholars presents a variety of lively approaches to understanding this key period. The second edition includes a new introduction, three new chapters on population, slavery, and the rise of empire, and updated bibliographies and maps.