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The Constitution and the Lessons of Rome
ExpressO (2004)
  • Louis J. Sirico, Villanova University School of Law

This article identifies all references in The Federalist to ancient Rome and explains them and their import for the arguments favoring ratification. As our knowledge of classical civilization fades, we become less able to understand the meaning of a central document in our history. The article addresses this problem.

  • Federalist,
  • Constitution,
  • History,
  • Rome
Publication Date
March, 2004
Citation Information
Louis J. Sirico. "The Constitution and the Lessons of Rome" ExpressO (2004)
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