History Of The Romans Under The Empire (volume 4)

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byCharles Merivale

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1866 Excerpt: ... HISTOEY OF THE ROMANS UNDER TEE EMPIRE. CHAPTER XXXHI. ANTICIPATIONS OF CONSTITUTIONAL MONARCHY.--INDIFFERENCE OF THE MAS! OF THE CITIZENS OS POLITICAL QUESTIONS.--AUGUSTUS STUDIES TO HEVIVK THE NATIONAL SENTIMENT.--HIS CONSERVATION OF TIIE PATRICIAN CASTE: OF THE RELICIOUS CEREMONIAL.--RESTORATION OF TEMPLES AND SPECIAL CULTS.--CONSERVATION OF TIIE BIGHTS OF PROPERTY: OF MATRIMONY.--LEGISLATIVE MEASURES TO ENCOURAGE MARRIAGE.--REGULATIONS FOR Tin: DISTINCTION OF CLASSES.--JURISPRUDENCE OF AUGUSTUS.--COMPLETION OF HIS POLICY.--HIS PERSONAL POPULARITY NOT DISTURBED BY OCCASIONAL SEVERITY.--DISGRACE AND DEATH OF CORNELIUS GALLUS.--THE JUBILEE OF THE ROMAN PEOPLE.--CONSIDERATIONS ON THE AUTHENTICITY OF THE IMPERIAL HISTORY. noble fragment we have lately recovered of Cicero's treatise on Commonwealths breaks off with a warm eulogium on a limited or constitutional monarchy, de-The Roman livered in the person of the younger Africanus, S«ffiiSi but supposed, not unreasonably, to convey the TMon««ty. genuine sentiments of the writer himself. There are certain points of similarity in the position of these illustrious statesmen which, it may be presumed, did not escape the observation of the political philosopher: both began their career in the interest of the people, and finished it as champions of the oligarchy; both were conspicuous in their opposition to demagogues; both denounced agrarian levellers; both professed to form themselves on the model of Roman antiquity, while they cherished the arts and literature of Greece, and boasted their insight into its national character. Accordingly we may readily believe that the experience of Scipio actually suggested to him the thoughts which are here ascribed to him by his later admirer. While the popular n...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1866 Excerpt: ... HISTOEY OF THE ROMANS UNDER TEE EMPIRE. CHAPTER XXXHI. ANTICIPATIONS OF CONSTITUTIONAL MONARCHY.--INDIFFERENCE OF THE MAS! OF TH...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:168 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.36 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217960944

ISBN - 13:9780217960946

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