Representations of Empire: Rome and the Mediterranean World

Representations of Empire: Rome and the Mediterranean World

by Alan K. Bowman
     
 

The essays in this volume cover the whole of the period in which Rome dominated the Mediterranean world. The belief shared by all the contributors is that the Roman empire is best understood from the standpoint of the Mediterranean world looking in to Rome, rather than from Rome looking out. The volume reflects the immense complexity of the political and cultural

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Overview

The essays in this volume cover the whole of the period in which Rome dominated the Mediterranean world. The belief shared by all the contributors is that the Roman empire is best understood from the standpoint of the Mediterranean world looking in to Rome, rather than from Rome looking out. The volume reflects the immense complexity of the political and cultural history of the ancient Mediterranean, from the late Republic to the age of Augustine.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780197262764
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Series:
Proceedings of the British Academy Series
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 6.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Alan K. Bowman is a Tutorial Fellow, Christ Church, Oxford Hannah M. Cotton is Professor of Classics at The Hebrew University, Jerusalem Martin Goodman is Professor of Jewish Studies and Fellow of Wolfson College Simon Price is a Lecturer in Ancient History and Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall at University of Oxford

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