1000 BC-AD 400
Edited by Edward Bispham
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Roman Europe by Edward Bispham
Book DescriptionThis volume traces the rise of Rome and the extension of Roman power across Europe, from the viewpoints of both conquerors and conquered, and also Rome's barbarian heirs, covering the period from 1000 BC through to AD 400. The book reconstructs as far as possible the indigenous experience of contact with Rome, showing how Roman domination impacted upon the already complex world of Iron Age Europe, before leaving a new 'barbarian' world in its wake. Using both literary and archaeological evidence, the eight expert contributors analyse the transformation of Europe, and the laying of the foundations of the Middle Ages, including chapters on Iron Age Europe, Roman society, warfare and the army, economy and trade, religions, and the cultural implications of Roman conquest, as well as narrative chapters on war and politics.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780199266005
(224mm x 144mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 30-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Edward Bispham
Edward Bispham is Lecturer in Ancient History at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Brasenose and St Anne's Colleges. He has published widely on various aspects of Roman history, including (as editor) The Edinbrugh Companion to Ancient Greece and Rome and From Asculum to Actium: The Municipalization of Italy from the Social War to Augustus, which is also published by Oxford University Press.
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