History of the Later Roman Empire, AD 284: The Transformation of the Ancient World / Edition 1

History of the Later Roman Empire, AD 284: The Transformation of the Ancient World / Edition 1

by Stephen Mitchell
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405108568

ISBN-13: 9781405108560

Pub. Date: 12/14/2007

Publisher: Wiley

This book presents a historical study of the Roman Empire in Late Antiquity from the accession of the emperor Diocletian 284 to the death of the emperor Heraclius in 641.

  • The only modern study to cover the western and eastern empire and the entire period from 284 to 641 in a single volume
  • A bibliographical survey supports further study and

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Overview

This book presents a historical study of the Roman Empire in Late Antiquity from the accession of the emperor Diocletian 284 to the death of the emperor Heraclius in 641.

  • The only modern study to cover the western and eastern empire and the entire period from 284 to 641 in a single volume
  • A bibliographical survey supports further study and research
  • Includes chronological tables, maps, and charts of important information help to orient the reader
  • Discusses the upheaval and change caused by the spread of Christianity and the barbarian invasions of the Huns, Goths and Franks
  • Contains thematic coverage of the politics, religion, economy and society of the late Roman state
  • Gives a full narrative of political and military events
  • Discusses the sources for the period

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405108560
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/14/2007
Series:
Blackwell History of the Ancient World Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
488
Product dimensions:
6.75(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations.

List of Maps.

List of Diagrams.

List of Abbreviations.

Preface.

1 An Introduction to Late Roman History.

2 The Nature of the Evidence.

3 The Roman Empire from Diocletian to Alaric.

4 The Roman Empire of the Fifth and Sixth Centuries.

5 The Roman State.

6 The Barbarian Kingdoms.

7 From Pagan to Christian.

8 Conversion to Christianity and the Politics of Religious Identity.

9 The Political Economy of the Later Roman Empire.

10 Society and Economy in the Mediterranean and the Near East.

11 The Challenges of the Later Sixth Century.

12 The Final Reckoning of the Eastern Empire.

Bibliography.

Chronological List of Emperors and Other Rulers.

Index

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