Noctua 1 (2):260-282 (2014)

Abstract
This article argues, against the still-prevailing interpretation of Leonardo Bruni’s De militia – that it is a defense of civic militias against the mercenary system – for an alternative view: that it represents an attempt to reform communal knighthood in accordance with ancient Greek political theory and Roman historical models. It thus aimed to make the reform of contemporary knighthood into an aspect of the revival of antiquity.
Keywords Leonardo Bruni   militias   mercenary system   knighthood   antiquity
Categories No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
ISBN(s)
DOI 10.14640/noctuai7
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy

 PhilArchive page | Other versions
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Fragmentary Works by Bruni, Leonardo.P. Viti - 1995 - Rinascimento 35:231-242.
Leonardo Bruni and Demosthenes. [REVIEW]M. C. Davies - 1988 - The Classical Review 38 (1):131-134.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2018-12-19

Total views
27 ( #411,185 of 2,461,809 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
21 ( #38,153 of 2,461,809 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes