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Description - Representations of Empire 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 papers focus on the development of political institutions in Rome itself and in her empire, and on the nature of the relationship between Rome and her provincial subjects. They also discuss historiographical approaches to different kinds of source material, literary and documentary - including the major Roman historians, the evidence for the pre-Roman near east, and the Christian writers of later antiquity. This volume reflects the immense complexity of the political and cultural history of the ancient Mediterranean, from the late Republic to the age of Augustine.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780197262764
ISBN-10: 0197262767
Format: Hardback
(243mm x 162mm x 19mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 10-Oct-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Alan K. Bowman

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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Cambridge Ancient History by Alan K. Bowman
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