By Peter Garnsey, Dominic Rathbone, Alan K. Bowman
Quantity eleven of the second one variation of The Cambridge old background covers the heritage of the Roman empire from advert 70 to 192--Vespasian to the Antonines. the quantity starts off with the political and army historical past of the interval. advancements within the constitution of the empire are then tested, together with the association and team of workers of the relevant executive and province-based associations and practices. a chain of provincial stories follows, and the society, economic system and tradition of the empire as an entire are reviewed in a bunch of thematic chapters.
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