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Companion to the Roman Empire

ISBN-10: 1405199180

ISBN-13: 9781405199186

Edition: 2010

Authors: David S. Potter

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A Companion to the Roman Empire provides readers with a guide both to Roman imperial history and to the field of Roman studies, taking account of the most recent discoveries. Provides a guide both to Roman imperial history and to the field of Roman studies. Takes account of recent discoveries. Shows that Roman imperial history is a compelling and vibrant subject. Includes significant new contributions to various areas of Roman imperial history. Covers the social, intellectual, economic and cultural history of the Roman Empire. Contains an extensive bibliogaphy.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 11/6/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 724
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.794
Language: English

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Notes on Contributors
Acknowledgements
Reference Works: Abbreviations
Ancient Authors: Abbreviations and Glossary
The Emperors of Rome from Augustus to Constantine
Introduction: The shape of Roman history: David Potter
The Sources
Constructing a Narrative
Roman Imperial Numismatics
Documents
Art, Architecture, and Archaeology in the Roman Empire
Interdisciplinary Approaches
Narrative
The Emergence of Monarchy 44 BCE-96 CE
Rome the Superpower 96-235 CE
The Transformation of the Empire 235-337 CE
Administration
The Administration of the Provinces
The Transformation of Government under Diocletian and Constantine
The Roman Army
Greek Cities Under Roman Rule
Cities and Urban life in the Western Provinces of the Roman Empire 30 BCE-250 CE
Social and Economic Life
The Imperial Economy
Landlords and Tenants
The Family
Sexuality in the Roman Empire
On Food and the Body
Leisure
Spectacle
Intellectual Life
The Construction of the Past in the Roman Empire
Imperial Poetry
Greek Fiction
Roman Law and Roman History
Roman Medicine
Philosophy in the Roman Empire
Religion
Traditional Cult
Jews and Judaism, 70-429 CE
Christians in the Roman Empire in the First Three Centuries CE
Christian Thought
Bibliography