A Companion to the Roman Empire

A Companion to the Roman Empire

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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.
  • This Companion brings together thirty original essays guiding readers through Roman imperial history and the field of Roman studies
  • 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 bibliography



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The range of contributors--historians, classicists, scholars of literature and religion, and others--reflects the degree to which the study of the Roman Empire has become interdisciplinary over the past decade. They cover literary and other sources, narrative histories from 44 BCE to 337 CE, administration, social and economic life, intellectual life, and religion. The essays are necessarily overviews, and parenthetical notes within the text refer to sources of more detailed information cited in the common bibliography. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2006
ISBN: 9780631226444
0631226443
Characteristics: xxx, 691 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Potter, D. S. (David Stone), 1957-

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