Aspects of the Roman East. Volume I: Papers in Honour of Professor Fergus Millar FBA

Aspects of the Roman East. Volume I: Papers in Honour of Professor Fergus Millar FBA

by Richard Alston
     
 

This is the first of two volumes of papers by scholars actively engaged in the study of the Roman East in honour of Professor Fergus Millar FBA, formerly Camden Professor of Ancient History at the University of Oxford and the leading scholar of Roman History of his generation. The first volume mainly from contributors based in the Northern Hemisphere contain studies… See more details below

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This is the first of two volumes of papers by scholars actively engaged in the study of the Roman East in honour of Professor Fergus Millar FBA, formerly Camden Professor of Ancient History at the University of Oxford and the leading scholar of Roman History of his generation. The first volume mainly from contributors based in the Northern Hemisphere contain studies on the Roman Near East, Egypt and early Byzantium. A second volume containing papers by scholars mainly based in the Southern Hemisphere is in preparation. Richard Alston, 'Fraying Round the Edges: Models of Change on the Margin'; Samuel Lieu, 'Rome on the Euphrates - The Final Siege of Dura-Europos'; David Noy, 'The Jews of Roman Syria: The Synagogues of Dura-Europos and Apamea'; Nigel Pollard, 'Colonial and Cultural Identities in Parthian and Roman Dura-Europos'; Geoffrey Greatrex, 'Roman frontiers and foreign policy in the East'; Frank Beetham (Trans.), 'A Byzantine Life of Constantine (BHG 365) (Annotated by Samuel N. C. Lieu)'

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9782503526256
Publisher:
Brepols Publishers
Publication date:
12/28/2007
Series:
Studia Antiqua Australiensia Series, #3
Pages:
230
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Contents     vii
Series Foreword     viii
Introduction     ix
Abbreviations     xi
Contributors     xiii
Setting the Scene
Fraying Round the Edges: Models of Change on the Margins   Richard Alston     1
Dura-Europos
Rome on the Euphrates - The Final Siege of Dura-Europos   Samuel Lieu     33
The Jews of Roman Syria: The Synagogues of Dura-Europos and Apamea   David Noy     62
Colonial and Cultural Identities in Parthian and Roman Dura-Europos   Nigel Pollard     81
The Eastern Frontier
Roman frontiers and foreign policy in the East   Geoffrey Greatrex     103
East Rome
A Byzantine Life of Constantine (BHG 365)$dAnnotated by Samuel N. C. Lieu$dFrank Beetham (trans.)     174

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