The seminar aims to investigate the ways in which the Roman state tailored its fiscal extraction to meet the new demands of its imperialistic expansion in the mid-Republic, and what consequences this policy had on society and politics.
LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Room G. 21, Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge (Cambridge, England)
ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Sofia Piacentin; Mario Adamo
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Monday, December 11th (9am-5.30pm)
Session 1: Expansion to Exaction: Italy and the Provinces. Part 1 (Chair: M. Adamo, Cambridge)
10-11am: Jonathan Prag (Oxford), Republican Auxiliaries.
11-12pm: Toni Ñaco del Hoyo (ICREA, Girona), Provincial Tithes and Roman Army Supply in the Second Century BC.
Session 2: Expansion to Exaction: Italy and the Provinces. Part 2 (Chair: G. Bradley, Cardiff)
1-2pm: James Tan (Sydney), The Fiscality of Citizens, Latins and Allies.
2-3pm: Jerôme France (Bordeaux) A Plundering Empire? Fiscality and Imperialism in the 2nd Century BC.
Session 3: The view from the other side: taxpayers and communities. (Chair: R. Flemming, Cambridge)
3.30-4.30pm: Cristina Soraci (Catania), To pay, or not to pay? People and taxation in the Middle Roman Republic.
4.30-5.30pm: Giovanni Salmeri (Pisa), The Power of Institutions: The Hieronian Law and Its Impact on the Sicilian Cities and Countryside.
8pm: conference dinner (Cambridge Chop House, King’s Parade).
Tuesday, December 12th (9am-3.30pm)
Session 4: Mars’s Account Books: Public or Private? Part 1 (Chair: J. Patterson, Cambridge)
9.30-10.30am: Debbie Potter (Oxford), Roman Policies in Gallic Northern Italy in the Middle Republic: cui bono?
10.30-11.30am: Sylvie Pittia (Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne), When Romans Did Not Win the War: Reflections on Some Fiscal Consequences of Defeat in the Middle Republic.
Session 5: Mars’s Account Books: Public or Private? Part 2 (Chair: S. Piacentin, London)
2-3pm: Marta García-Morcillo (Roehampton), Hasta, Praeco, Aerarium: From War Booty to Public Auctions.
3-3.30pm: Concluding remarks (S. Piacentin, London).