Rome and Persia in Late Antiquity
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Rome and Persia in Late Antiquity by Engelbert Winter
Book DescriptionThe foundation of the Sasanian Empire in Persia in AD 224 established a formidable new power on the Roman Empire's eastern frontier, and relations over the next four centuries proved turbulent. This book provides a chronological narrative of their relationship, supported by a substantial collection of translated sources illustrating structural patterns. The political goals of the two sides, their military confrontations and their diplomatic solutions are discussed, as well as the common interests between the two powers. Special attention is given to the situation of Arabia and Armenia, to economic aspects, the protection of the frontiers, the religious life in both empires and the channels of communication between East and West. Considerable attention is also paid to exploring the role played by the Sasanians in the history of the ancient Near East. The book will prove invaluable for students and non-specialists interested in late antiquity and early Byzantium.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521614078
(228mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 13-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Engelbert Winter
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A narrative history, with sourcebook, of the turbulent relations between Rome and the Sasanian Empire.
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Author Biography - Engelbert Winter
Beate Dignas is Fellow and Tutor in Ancient History at Somerville College, Oxford. Engelbert Winter is Professor of Ancient History at the University of Munster.
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