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The The Cambridge Ancient History : The Cambridge Ancient History High Empire v. 11 - Alan K. Bowman

The The Cambridge Ancient History

The Cambridge Ancient History High Empire v. 11

By: Alan K. Bowman (Editor), Peter Garnsey (Editor), Prof. Dominic Rathbone (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 12th October 2000
ISBN: 9780521263351
Number Of Pages: 1240

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Volume XI of the second edition of The Cambridge Ancient History covers the history of the Roman empire in the period from AD 70 to 192, from Vespasian to the Antonines. The volume begins with the political and military history of the period. Developments in the structure of the empire are then examined, including the organisation and personnel of the central government and province-based institutions and practices. A series of provincial studies follows, and the society, economy and culture of the empire as a whole are reviewed in a group of thematic chapters. This edition is entirely rewritten from the 1936 edition. There is much more extensive discussion of social, economic and cultural issues, reflecting trends in modern scholarship, and the increase of archaeological evidence and development of new approaches to it. New documentary evidence, from texts on stone, wood and papyrus, has advanced knowledge in every chapter.

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'... an enormous enterprise, into which immense academic energy has been poured ... The volume thus offers a vast panorama survey of many aspects of the period ... conspicuously strong in examining the history of the various separate regions of the Empire ... volume XI is perhaps the most successful of all the Roman volumes in CAH2 published so far ... excellent sections in government and the working of the Imperial system, with a notably original contribution by Brent Shaw on 'Rebel and Outsiders.' English Historical Review '... the CAH has its firmly established place in the libraries, and vol. XI will provide useful guidance for many decades to come in the hands of whoever acquires it.' ARCTOS

Narrative
The Flavians
Nerva to Hadrian
Hadrian to the Antonines
Government and Civil Administration
The Emperor and his advisers
Emperor, Senate and magistrates
The growth of administrative posts
Provincial administration and finance
The Empire
Frontiers
The army
Local and provincial institutions and government
Rebels and outsiders
Rome, Italy and the Provinces
Rome and Italy
Spain
Gaul C. Goudineau
Roman
Africa
Cyrenaica
Britain
The Danube provinces
Greece and Asia Minor
Syria and Arabia
Judaea
Economy and Society
The land
Trade and transport
Industry and technology
Commerce and finance
Demography
Status and patronage
Family and household
Art and Culture
Literacy
Literature and sophistic
Philosophy
Medicine
Art and architecture Malcolm
Religion
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ISBN: 9780521263351
ISBN-10: 0521263352
Series: Cambridge Ancient History : Book 11
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1240
Published: 12th October 2000
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.99 x 17.37  x 8.46
Weight (kg): 2.0
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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