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The Resource A companion to the Roman Empire, edited by David S. Potter

A companion to the Roman Empire, edited by David S. Potter

Label
A companion to the Roman Empire
Title
A companion to the Roman Empire
Statement of responsibility
edited by David S. Potter
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A Companion to the Roman Empire provides readers with a guide both to Roman imperial history and to the field of Roman studies, taking account of the most recent discoveries. This Companion brings together thirty original essays guiding readers through Roman imperial history and the field of Roman studies Shows that Roman imperial history is a compelling and vibrant subject Includes significant new contributions to various areas of Roman imperial history Covers the social, intellectual, economic and cultural history of the Roman Empire Contains an extensive bibliography."--Publisher's website
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
937/.06
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DG311
LC item number
.C667 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Potter, D. S.
Series statement
Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Ancient history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rome
  • Rome
  • Rome
Label
A companion to the Roman Empire, edited by David S. Potter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [620]-680) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: The sources -- Constructing a narrative / Cynthia Damon -- Roman imperial numismatics / William E. Metcalf -- Documents / Traianos Gagos and David S. Potter -- Art, architecture and archaeology in the Roman Empire / Lea Stirling -- Interdisciplinary approaches / James B. Rives -- Part 2: Narrative -- The emergence of monarchy : 44 BCE-96 CE / Greg Rowe -- Rome the super-power : 96- 235 CE / Michael Peachin -- The transformation of the empire 235-337 CE / David S. Potter -- Part 3: Administration -- The administration of the provinces / Clifford Ando -- Transformation of government under Diocletian and Constantine / Hugh Elton -- The Roman Army / Nigel Pollard -- Greek cities under Roman rule / Maud W. Gleason -- Cities and urban life in the western provinces of the Roman empire 30 BCE-250 CE / Jonathan Edmondson -- Part 4: Social and economic life -- The imperial economy / David Mattingly -- Landlords and tenants / Dennis P. Kehoe -- The family / Judith Evans Grubbs -- Sexuality in the Roman Empire / Amy Richlin -- On food and the body / Veronika E. Grimm -- Leisure / Garrett G. Fagan -- Spectacle / David S. Potter -- Part 5: Intellectual life -- The construction of the past in the Roman Empire / Rowland Smith -- Imperial poetry / K. Sara Myers -- Greek fiction / Joseph L. Rife -- Roman law and Roman history / John Matthews -- Roman medicine / Ann Hanson -- Philosophy in the Roman empire / Sara Ahbel-Rappe -- Part 6: Religion -- Traditional cult / David Frankfurter -- Jews and Judaism 70-429 CE / Yaron Eliav -- Christian thought / Mark Edwards
Control code
60550606
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xxx, 691 pages
Isbn
9780631226444
Isbn Type
(hard cover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005015454
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780631226444
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
A companion to the Roman Empire, edited by David S. Potter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [620]-680) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: The sources -- Constructing a narrative / Cynthia Damon -- Roman imperial numismatics / William E. Metcalf -- Documents / Traianos Gagos and David S. Potter -- Art, architecture and archaeology in the Roman Empire / Lea Stirling -- Interdisciplinary approaches / James B. Rives -- Part 2: Narrative -- The emergence of monarchy : 44 BCE-96 CE / Greg Rowe -- Rome the super-power : 96- 235 CE / Michael Peachin -- The transformation of the empire 235-337 CE / David S. Potter -- Part 3: Administration -- The administration of the provinces / Clifford Ando -- Transformation of government under Diocletian and Constantine / Hugh Elton -- The Roman Army / Nigel Pollard -- Greek cities under Roman rule / Maud W. Gleason -- Cities and urban life in the western provinces of the Roman empire 30 BCE-250 CE / Jonathan Edmondson -- Part 4: Social and economic life -- The imperial economy / David Mattingly -- Landlords and tenants / Dennis P. Kehoe -- The family / Judith Evans Grubbs -- Sexuality in the Roman Empire / Amy Richlin -- On food and the body / Veronika E. Grimm -- Leisure / Garrett G. Fagan -- Spectacle / David S. Potter -- Part 5: Intellectual life -- The construction of the past in the Roman Empire / Rowland Smith -- Imperial poetry / K. Sara Myers -- Greek fiction / Joseph L. Rife -- Roman law and Roman history / John Matthews -- Roman medicine / Ann Hanson -- Philosophy in the Roman empire / Sara Ahbel-Rappe -- Part 6: Religion -- Traditional cult / David Frankfurter -- Jews and Judaism 70-429 CE / Yaron Eliav -- Christian thought / Mark Edwards
Control code
60550606
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xxx, 691 pages
Isbn
9780631226444
Isbn Type
(hard cover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005015454
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780631226444
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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