Government Of The Roman Empire / Edition 2

Government Of The Roman Empire / Edition 2

by Dr Barbara Levick, Barbara Levick
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415232368

ISBN-13: 9780415232364

Pub. Date: 10/17/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book reveals how an empire that stretched from Glasgow to Aswan in Egypt could be ruled from a single city and still survive more than a thousand years. The Government of the Roman Empire is the only sourcebook to concentrate on the administration of the empire, using the evidence of contemporary writers and historians.
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Overview

This book reveals how an empire that stretched from Glasgow to Aswan in Egypt could be ruled from a single city and still survive more than a thousand years. The Government of the Roman Empire is the only sourcebook to concentrate on the administration of the empire, using the evidence of contemporary writers and historians.
Specifically designed for students, with extensive cross-referencing, bibliographies and introductions and explanations for each item, this new edition brings the book right up-to-date, and makes it the ideal resource for students of the subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415232364
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/17/2000
Series:
Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
306
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments List of Abbreviations Maps 1. Introduction: the Power of Rome 2. Structure 3. Force 4. Law 5. Financing 6. Communications, Transport and Supplies 7. Loyalty: the Role of the Emperor 8. Patronage 9. Assimilation 10. Failings 11. Resistance 12. Crisis? Chronological List of Emperors Select bibliography Index of Passages Cited Index and List of Ancient and modern Goegraphical Equivalents

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