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POLITICAL GRAFFITI IN THE LATE ROMAN REPUBLIC : “ HIDDEN TRANSCRIPTS ” AND “ COMMON KNOWLEDGE ”

@inproceedings{MorsteinMarx2011POLITICALGI,
  title={POLITICAL GRAFFITI IN THE LATE ROMAN REPUBLIC : “ HIDDEN TRANSCRIPTS ” AND “ COMMON KNOWLEDGE ”},
  author={Robert Morstein‐Marx},
  year={2011}
}
Communication is fundamental to any polity – but especially to a popularly based political system, whether it be more like Athenian-style democracy or the Roman Republic. Regimes that rely on citizens’ votes to select their officials and political leaders and to establish their laws must have various means by which individual popular interests can be expressed, articulated, negotiated against other interests within the community, and at least the opportunity be given to forge them into a… 
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