Randall S. Howarth is an Associate Professor of History at Mercyhurst College, Erie PA. He studied under Richard E. Mitchell at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and received his PhD there in 1997. His publications center on the Roman Republic, its institutions, and the evolution of the Roman historical tradition.
A collection of articles by Richard E. Mitchell presenting all the major historiographical problems scholars encounter in reconstructing the early Republic. Mitchell was one of the first scholars to question the practice of taking the broad outlines of the accounts handed down by Roman historians (writing hundreds of years later) at face value in writing modern accounts of the period.
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