James H. Richardson is Senior Lecturer in Ancient History at the University of Wales, Trinity Saint David. He is the author of The Fabii and the Gauls: Studies in Historical Thought and Historiography in Republican Rome and various articles on Roman history.
Federico Santangelo is Lecturer in Ancient History at Newcastle University. He is a graduate of the University of Bologna and University College London. He has published on various aspects of Roman Republican history and is the author of Sulla, the Elites and the Empire: A Study of Roman Policiesin Italy and the Greek East (2007) and Divination, Prediction and the End of the Roman Republic (2013).
Abbreviations Introduction, James H. Richardson and Federico Santangelo 1. The Myth of Romulus and the Origins of Rome, Andrea Carandini 2. Numa and Pythagoras: The Life and Death of a Myth, Michel Humm 3. Demaratus and the 'Corinthian' Kings of Rome, Fausto Zevi 4. The Enigma of Servius Tullius, Ronald T. Ridley 5. The Legend of Lucius Brutus, T. P. Wiseman 6. Three Roman Aetiological Myths, Jan N. Bremmer 7. The Fabii at the River Cremera and the Spartans at Thermopylae, Ettore Pais 8. Studies in Dionysius of Halicarnassus III: The Agrarian Bill of Spurius Cassius, Emilio Gabba 9. The Roman History of Roman Colonisation, Michael H. Crawford 10. The Lex Ouinia and the Emancipation of the Senate, T. J. Cornell 11. Qualis pater, talis filius?, J.-C. Richard 12. Cicero the Historian and Cicero the Antiquarian, Elizabeth Rawson 13. The Tradition of the Spolia Opima: M. Claudius Marcellus and Augustus, Harriet I. Flower Bibliography Acknowledgements