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The Roman Empire At Bay Ad 180 395

Author : David Stone Potter
ISBN : 0415100577
Genre : History
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At the outset of the period covered by this book, Rome was the greatest power in the world. By its end, it had fallen conclusively from this dominant position. David Potter's comprehensive survey of two critical and eventful centuries traces the course of imperial decline.

The Roman Empire At Bay Ad 180 395

Author : David S. Potter
ISBN : 9781134694778
Genre : History
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The Roman Empire at Bay is the only one volume history of the critical years 180-395 AD, which saw the transformation of the Roman Empire from a unitary state centred on Rome, into a new polity with two capitals and a new religion—Christianity. The book integrates social and intellectual history into the narrative, looking to explore the relationship between contingent events and deeper structure. It also covers an amazingly dramatic narrative from the civil wars after the death of Commodus through the conversion of Constantine to the arrival of the Goths in the Roman Empire, setting in motion the final collapse of the western empire. The new edition takes account of important new scholarship in questions of Roman identity, on economy and society as well as work on the age of Constantine, which has advanced significantly in the last decade, while recent archaeological and art historical work is more fully drawn into the narrative. At its core, the central question that drives The Roman Empire at Bay remains, what did it mean to be a Roman and how did that meaning change as the empire changed? Updated for a new generation of students, this book remains a crucial tool in the study of this period.

A Companion To The Roman Empire

Author : David S. Potter
ISBN : 9781405178266
Genre : History
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A Companion to the Roman Empire provides readers with aguide both to Roman imperial history and to the field of Romanstudies, taking account of the most recent discoveries. This Companion brings together thirty original essays guidingreaders through Roman imperial history and the field of Romanstudies Shows that Roman imperial history is a compelling and vibrantsubject Includes significant new contributions to various areas of Romanimperial history Covers the social, intellectual, economic and cultural historyof the Roman Empire Contains an extensive bibliography

Journal Of Ancient Christianity

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105131547908
Genre : Christianity
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The Edinburgh Companion To Ancient Greece And Rome

Author : Edward Bispham
ISBN : UOM:39015064735551
Genre : History
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The Edinburgh Companion, newly available in paperback, is a gateway to the fascinating worlds of ancient Greece and Rome. Wide-ranging in its approach, it demonstrates the multifaceted nature of classical civilisation and enables readers to gain guidance.

Rome And Its Empire Ad 193 284

Author : Olivier Hekster
ISBN : STANFORD:36105131606456
Genre : Social Science
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A discursive look at the key debates that evolved from this period of the Roman Empire.

The Classical Outlook

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ISBN : UOM:39015066109391
Genre : Classical philology
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Ancient Society

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ISBN : UCSD:31822040996407
Genre : History, Ancient
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Ramus Critical Studies In Greek And Roman Literature

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105133691845
Genre : Classical literature
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Sasanian Iran 224 651 Ce

Author : Touraj Daryaee
ISBN : UOM:39015077654070
Genre : History
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The Interplay Of Roman And Iranian Titles In The Roman East

Author : Tommaso Gnoli
ISBN : STANFORD:36105122444156
Genre : History
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This essay deals with a classical theme in ancient history: the relationships between Rome and the Parthian and Sasanian worlds. What is original is the perspective from which these relationships are investigated, i.e. starting from the analysis of titles apparently used in a non-fitting context on both sides of the border. A very Roman concept, the consularitas, Greek hypateia, is analysed on the one hand in its explicit attribution to the Edessean sovereigns, on the other hand in its implicit attribution to the kings of Armenia and afterwards to the 'Chiefs' of Palmyra. The very Iranian title of 'King of Kings' is also investigated here as unsuitably attributed to Odainath of Palmyra and his son Vaballath, together with an analysis of the very Iranian title argabetes of a very powerful Palmyrenean man, Vorod. This essay is completed by a documentary update on another Iranian title, pasgriba, 'heir to the throne, crownprince', attested in the royal families of Edessa and Hatra, whose meaning has been deeply investigated elsewhere. The above mentioned subjects evidently show how tight the bonds linking the two sides of the river Euphrates used to be, bonds that are not only cultural in a general way, but more concretely also institutional and political.

Die R?mische Gesellschaft

Author : Geza Alfoldy
ISBN : STANFORD:36105040486735
Genre : Aufsatzsammlung
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Author : Alan C. Bowen
ISBN : 1607246171
Genre : Philosophy
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Aestimatio provides critical, timely assessments of books published in the history of what was called science from antiquity to the early modern period in cultures ranging from Spain to India, and from Africa to northern Europe. The aim is to allow reviewers the opportunity to engage critically both the results of research in the history of science and how these results are obtained.

Discipline And Diversity

Author : Ecclesiastical History Society. Summer Meeting
ISBN : STANFORD:36105129807413
Genre : Religion
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New essays on a central dichotomy of history and theology, the need to reconcile the diversity of the Church with a unifying discipline.

Plotinus On Eudaimonia

Author : Plotinus
ISBN : STANFORD:36105127405178
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The commentary confirms what Porphyry notes in his Life of Plotinus, that the Enneads are indeed full of hidden Stoic and Peripatetic doctrines. Appendices contain discussions of Plotinus' view on suicide, and his use of St. Ambrose's sermon On Jacob and the Good Life."--BOOK JACKET.

The Numbering Of The Victories Of The Emperor Gallienus And Of The Loyalty Of His Legions

Author : Andreas Alföldi
ISBN : 0915018284
Genre : Coins, Roman
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Nine Homeric Papyri From Oxyrhynchos

Author : Homer
ISBN : UOM:39015070705812
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Genre : Archaeology
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War In Late Antiquity

Author : A. D. Lee
ISBN : UVA:X030262489
Genre : History
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Focusing on the wider context and impact of warfare and the army in Late Antiquity, this book explores the implications of war and the army in a broad range of areas encompassing politics, the economy, and social life. Lee pays particular attention to the experience of war from the perspective of non-combatants.

Bardaisan Of Edessa

Author : Ilaria Ramelli
ISBN : UVA:X030563417
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This comprehensive study offers a critical, comparative analysis of the sources available on Bardaisan and a reinterpretation of his thought. The study highlights the profound points of contact between Bardaisan, Origen, and their schools; the role of Plato's Timaeus and Middle Platonism in Bardaisan's thought, and Stoicism. Bardaisan's thought emerges as a deeply Christian one, depending on the exegesis of Scripture read in the light of Greek philosophy. Positive ancient sources present him as a deacon or even a presbyter, as an author of refutations of Marcionism and Gnosticism, and as a confessor of the faith during persecution.

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