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By Gordon P. Kelly

ISBN-10: 0521848601

ISBN-13: 9780521848602

Roman senators and equestrians have been regularly prone to prosecution for his or her reputable behavior, specially due to the fact that politically encouraged accusations have been universal. while charged with against the law in Republican Rome, such males had a call bearing on their destiny. they can both stay in Rome and face attainable conviction and punishment, or pass into voluntary exile and steer clear of felony sentence. for almost all of the Republican interval, exile used to be no longer a proper felony penalty contained in statutes, even though it was once the sensible end result of so much capital convictions. regardless of its significance within the political area, Roman exile has been a missed subject in glossy scholarship. This 2006 examine examines all features of exile within the Roman Republic: its old improvement, technical criminal concerns, the potential of recovery, in addition to the results of exile at the lives and households of banished men.

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