The Roman Empire

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Harvard University Press, 1995 - 366 Seiten
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This sweeping history of the Roman Empire from 44 B.C. to A.D. 235 has three purposes: to describe what was happening in the central administration and in the entourage of the emperor; to indicate how life went on in Italy and the provinces, in the towns, in the countryside, and in the army camps; and to show how these two different worlds impinged on each other.
 

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This is an excellent overview of the Roman Empire for those of us with little more than a schoolboy/girl understanding of the growth and decline of same. The style is eminently readable and I found ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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The New Order
11
The Sources
31
The Work of Augustus
49
the Social and Intellectual
79
The Consolidation of the Principate
95
The Army and the Provinces in the First Century AD
123
The State of Italy from Petronius to Pliny
175
Hadrian to
202
The Immeasurable Majesty of the Roman Peace
223
Commodus to Maximinus
255
Further Reading
291
Index of Citations
333
General Index
341
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Über den Autor (1995)

Colin Wells is Professor of Classical Studies, Trinity University.

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