The Roman Empire in Context: Historical and Comparative Perspectives

The Roman Empire in Context: Historical and Comparative Perspectives

Editor(s): Johann P. Arnason, Kurt A. Raaflaub

Published Online: 21 MAR 2011 07:35AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470655573

Online ISBN: 9781444390186

DOI: 10.1002/9781444390186

Series Editor(s): Kurt A. Raaflaub

About this Book

Through a series of original essays by leading international scholars, The Roman Empire in Context: Historical and Comparative Perspectives offers a comparative historical analysis of the Roman empire's role and achievement and, more broadly, establishes Rome's significance within comparative studies.

  • Fills a gap in comparative historical analysis of the Roman empire's role and achievement
  • Features contributions from more than a dozen distinguished scholars from around the world
  • Explores the relevance of important comparativist themes of state, empire, and civilization to ancient Rome

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Expansion and Transformation

  2. Part II: Late Antiquity: Division, Transformation, and Continuity

  3. Part III: Destinies of the Roman Legacy

  4. Part IV: Comparative Perspectives

  5. Part V: Conceptual and Theoretical Reflections

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