Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1819-4907 (Print)
ISSN 2542-1913 (Online)


Scipio Africanus and the Title imperator in Politics of the Roman Republic

The study is devoted to the transformation of the concept imperator in the Roman Republic and shows the role of the outstanding general Scipio Africanus in the appearance of the title imperator, as well as it analyses the influence of the Scipionic image on perception of the Roman politicians in the Late Republic.