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By Gordon P. Kelly

ISBN-10: 0521848601

ISBN-13: 9780521848602

Roman senators and equestrians have been constantly liable to prosecution for his or her authentic behavior, specifically in view that politically prompted accusations have been universal. whilst charged with against the law in Republican Rome, such males had a call pertaining to their destiny. they can both stay in Rome and face attainable conviction and punishment, or cross into voluntary exile and stay away from criminal sentence. for almost all of the Republican interval, exile was once no longer a proper criminal penalty contained in statutes, even though it was once the sensible end result of so much capital convictions. regardless of its value within the political enviornment, Roman exile has been a overlooked subject in sleek scholarship. This 2006 learn examines all points of exile within the Roman Republic: its ancient improvement, technical criminal matters, the potential for recovery, in addition to the consequences of exile at the lives and households of banished men.

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