This paper aims at analyzing the phenomenon of interregnum in ancient Rome during its historical development, as evidenced from the age of the monarchy until the last century of the republic. This article attempts to shed light on the assumptions and purposes of interregnum and highlights the nature and prerogatives of roman interrex,through the study of historical and epigraphic sources that testify its existence. Part of the article is devoted to the comparison between interregnum and dictatorship comitiorum habendorum causa, whose different requirements are highlighted for their establishment.
|Titolo tradotto del contributo||[Autom. eng. transl.] The interregnum in Rome|
|Numero di pagine||30|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Pubblicato - 2013|
- Monarchy and Republic
- Patricians and Plebeians
- dictator comitiorum habendorum causa