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By Geoffrey Sumi

In Ceremony and Power, Geoffrey Sumi is worried with the connection among political strength and public ceremonial within the Roman Republic, with specific specialise in the serious months following Caesar's assassination and later as Augustus grew to become the 1st emperor of Rome. The publication strains using numerous public ceremonies, together with assemblies of the folk, triumphs, funerals, and video games, as a way for politicians during this interval of instability and transition to form their public pictures and consolidate their strength and status. finally, Sumi indicates that the desire of the folk, whether or not they have been the citizens assembled on the comitia, the citizen physique on the contio, the spectators on the theater, the gang on the triumph, or mourners at a funeral, strongly inspired the selections and activities of Roman aristocrats.

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