Roman Law Network


Relevant publications by Network members:

Cowan, E. (2019). Hopes and Aspirations: Res Publica, Leges et Iura, and Alternatives at Rome. In K. Morrell, J. Osgood, K.Welch (Eds.), The Alternative Augustan Age, (pp. 27-45). NewYork: Oxford University Press.

Cowan, E. (2018). Velleius Paterculus and the Senate. In Andrea Balbo, Pierangelo Buongiorno, Ermanno Malaspina(Eds.), Rappresentazione e uso dei "senatus consulta" nellefonti letterarie della repubblica e del primo principato, (pp.407-428). Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag

Cowan, E. (2016). Contesting Clementia: the Rhetoric of Severitas in Tiberian Rome before and after the Trial of Clutorius Priscus. Journal of Roman Studies, 106, 77-101.


Morrell, K. (2020) ‘Tutela mulierum and the Augustan marriage laws’, Eugesta 10, 89–116.

Morrell, K. (2019) ‘Augustus as magpie’, in K. Morrell, J. Osgood, and K. Welch (eds), The Alternative Augustan Age, New York: Oxford University Press, 12–26.

Morrell, K. (2018) ‘“Certain gentlemen say…”: Cicero, Cato, and the debate on the validity of Clodius’ laws’, in C. Gray, A. Balbo, R. Marshall, and C. Steel (eds), Reading Republican Oratory: Reconstructions, Contexts, Receptions, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 191–210.

Morrell, K. (2017) Pompey, Cato, and the Governance of the Roman Empire, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Morrell, K. (2015) ‘Appian and the judiciary law of M. Livius Drusus (tr. pl. 91)’, in K. Welch (ed.), Appian’s Roman History: Empire and Civil War, Swansea: Classical Press of Wales, 235–55.

Morrell, K. (2014) ‘Cato and the courts in 54 B.C.’, Classical Quarterly 64, 669–81.


Tan, J. (2020a) “The Dilectus-Tributum System and the Settlement of Fourth Century Italy.” In Romans at War: Soldiers, Citizens, and Society in the Roman Republic, edited by J. Armstrong and M.P. Fronda, 52–75. London.

Tan, J. (2020b) “The Fiscality of Foreign Relations in the Roman Republic (241-146 BCE).” In The Mechanics of Extraction: Ancient Taxation in Comparative Perspective, edited by R. Campbell, I. Soto, and J. Valk. New York: NYU.

Tan, J. (2017). Power and Public Finance at Rome, 264-49BCE. Oxford: Oxford University Press

Tan, J. (2013). Booty and the Roman Assembly in 264 B.C. Historia: Zeitschrift fur Alte Geschichte/revue d'histoireancienne/journal of ancient history/rivista di storia antica, 62(4), 417-419.

Tan, J. (2013). P. Clodius and the Boundaries of the Contio. In C. Steel & H. van der Blom (Eds.), Community and Communication: Oratory and Politics in the Roman Republic, (pp. 117-132). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Tan, J. (2008). Contiones in the Age of Cicero. Classical Antiquity, 27(1), 163-201


Welch, K. (2019). Selling Proscription to the Roman Public. In Cristina Rosillo-Lopez (Ed.), Communicating Public Opinionin the Roman Republic, (pp. 241-254). Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag.

Welch, K. (2018). The Lex Pedia of 43 BCE and its aftermath.Hermathena, (196-197), 137-161.

Welch, K. (2008). Maiestas Regia and the Donations ofAlexandria. Mediterranean Archaeology, 19/20, 181-192