The Decline and Fall of the Roman City

The Decline and Fall of the Roman City

by J. H. W. G. Liebeschuetz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199261091

ISBN-13: 9780199261093

Pub. Date: 03/28/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

"This book examines what happened to the cities of the Roman world in the years when the Roman Empire disintegrated. It traces the end of classical political culture, the impact of Christianization, and a progressive simplification of life styles in the lands, both East and West, that had been the Roman Empire."

Overview

"This book examines what happened to the cities of the Roman world in the years when the Roman Empire disintegrated. It traces the end of classical political culture, the impact of Christianization, and a progressive simplification of life styles in the lands, both East and West, that had been the Roman Empire."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199261093
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
498
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Part i. The End of Classical Urban Politics The Survival of the Cities
3. Post-curial Civic Government
4. The Rise of the Bishop
5. Civic Finance in the Late Roman Cities of the East
6. Shows and Factions
7. part II. A Society Transformed Transformation of Greek Literary Culture under the Influence of Christianity
8. Conflict and Disorder in the East
9. Decline and the Beginnings of Renewal in the East, including the Eastern Balkans
10. The Transformation of Literary Culture in the West under the Influence of Christianity
11. The Decline of Classical Citizenship and the Rise of Ethnic Solidarity in the West
12. Decline and the Beginnings of Renewal in the West
13. Summary and Conclusions

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