By Margaret Malamud(auth.), Maria Wyke(eds.)

ISBN-10: 1405139331

ISBN-13: 9781405139335

ISBN-10: 1444305077

ISBN-13: 9781444305074

Ancient Rome and smooth America explores the very important function the narratives and pictures of Rome have performed in America’s realizing of itself and its heritage.

  • Places America’s reaction to Rome in a ancient context, from the innovative period to the current
  • Looks at portrayals of Rome in several media: writing, structure, theatre, portray, World’s gala's and Expositions, and movie
  • Beautifully illustrated with over forty top of the range pictures and figures

Chapter 1 Exemplary Romans within the Early Republic (pages 9–33):
Chapter 2 operating Men's Heroes (pages 34–69):
Chapter three Rome and the Politics of Slavery (pages 70–97):
Chapter four company Caesars and Radical Reformers (pages 98–121):
Chapter five occur advantage (pages 122–149):
Chapter 6 The Pleasures of Empire (pages 150–185):
Chapter 7 Screening Rome throughout the nice melancholy (pages 186–207):
Chapter eight chilly battle Romans (pages 208–228):
Chapter nine Imperial intake (pages 229–252):

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I beg pardon – there is one; but we must go down for it to the commencement of the Christian era. ” Clay quoted in Benton (1854), 402–6. 66 Benton (1854), 411–12. 67 Editorial, Baltimore Patriot (August 11, 1834). 68 Jackson was officially censured by Congress for his actions while in power. 69 Jackson quoted in Benton (1854), 427. , April 15, 1834, quoted in Miles (1968), 374. 71 Jackson quoted in H. L. Watson (1990), 10. , 45. , 10. 74 “Attempt to assassinate the president” and “The case of Richard Lawrence,” Niles’ Weekly Register (February 7, 1835): 391.

Marius is praised as a man who has risen to power because of his military prowess and innate nobility but who lives simply with his soldiers and fights alongside them and for them. ”19 Smith makes his Marius a champion of the working man, a fierce advocate of freedom from aristocratic oppression, Roman or American. “All the frantic ways are used to waste Rome’s wealth while we are kept as if we were your slaves,” cries Marius, “. . and why is this? I call the gods to witness that the power is in our hands .

88 M. B. Smith (1835), 134, quoted in Winterer (2007), 139–40. 89 M. B. Smith (1832b), 341, quoted and discussed by Winterer (2005), 58–9. 90 Winterer (2005), 58. 91 Allgor (2000). 92 Further discussions in Winterer (2005) and Teute (1999). ” Workingman’s Advocate (February 26, 1831): 3. ” Teute (1999), 121. 95 O’Sullivan (1839), 426. 96 Forrest in the United States Magazine and Democratic Review, quoted in Parker (1992), 17. 97 Ibid. 98 Emphasis added. Wallach (1994), 95. 99 DeBow (1847), 31. For more examples of positive comparisons to the Roman Empire see A.

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