Finances and the Power of Government in Ancient Rome


For this conference, we examined the role that private wealth and public finance played in the demise of Roman republic.


Conference Readings

Augustus. “Res Gestae or, The Deeds of the Divine Augustus.” Internet Classic Archives. (March 26, 2012).

Sallust. Catiline’s Conspiracy: The Jugurthine War Histories. Translated by William W. Batstone. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Suetonius. Lives of the Caesars. Edited by Catharine Edwards. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Tacitus, Cornelius. The Annals: The Reigns of Tiberius, Claudius, and Nero. Translated by J. C. Yardley. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008.