Chapter 27. Beyond the Northern Frontiers

  1. Philip Rousseau
  1. Guy Halsall Professor

Published Online: 9 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306101.ch27

A Companion to Late Antiquity

A Companion to Late Antiquity

How to Cite

Halsall, G. (2009) Beyond the Northern Frontiers, in A Companion to Late Antiquity (ed P. Rousseau), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306101.ch27

Editor Information

  1. Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Early Christian Studies, The Catholic University of America, USA

Author Information

  1. University of York, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 30 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405119801

Online ISBN: 9781444306101

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Keywords:

  • Beyond the Northern Frontiers - non-Roman northwestern Europe and break with tradition;
  • empire's economic domination of barbaricum - part and parcel of military and political hegemony;
  • north of Hadrian's Wall;
  • West of the Irish Sea - Ireland drawn into the Roman world;
  • Christianity strengthening ties between Ireland and rest of Europe

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • East of the Rhine

  • North of Hadrian's Wall

  • West of the Irish Sea

  • Conclusion

  • Bibliographical Note