History Later Roman Empire 2e
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History Later Roman Empire 2e

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ISBN-13:
9781118312421
Einband:
, Paperback
Erscheinungsdatum:
15.08.2014
Seiten:
566
Autor:
Mitchell
Gewicht:
892 g
Format:
244x170x30 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

The Second Edition of A History of the Later Roman Empire features extensive revisions and updates to the highly-acclaimed, sweeping historical survey of the Roman Empire from the accession of Diocletian in AD 284 to the death of Heraclius in 641.
List of Illustrations viii
List of Maps x
List of Diagrams xi
List of Abbreviations xii
Preface to the First Edition xv
Preface to the Second Edition xviii
1 An Introduction to Late Roman History 1
2 The Nature of the Evidence 15
3 The Roman Empire from Diocletian to Alaric 51
4 The Roman Empire of the Fifth and Sixth Centuries 108
5 The Roman State 165
6 The Barbarian Kingdoms 206
7 From Pagan to Christian 242
8 Conversion to Christianity and the Politics of Religious Identity 277
9 The Political Economy of the Later Roman Empire 325
10 Society and Economy in the Mediterranean and the Near East 35511 The Challenges of the Later Sixth Century 408
12 The Final Reckoning of the Eastern Empire 441
13 The Fall of the Roman Empire 466
Bibliography 497
Chronological List of Emperors and Other Rulers 522
Index 524
The Second Edition of A History of the Later Roman Empire features extensive revisions and updates to the highly-acclaimed, sweeping historical survey of the Roman Empire from the accession of Diocletian in AD 284 to the death of Heraclius in 641.
Features a revised narrative of the political history that shaped the late Roman Empire
Includes extensive changes to the chapters on regional history, especially those relating to Asia Minor and Egypt
Offers a renewed evaluation of the decline of the empire in the later sixth and seventh centuries
Places a larger emphasis on the military deficiencies, collapse of state finances, and role of bubonic plague throughout the Europe in Rome's decline
Includes systematic updates to the bibliography