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Author Fernđandez, Damiđan, 1976- author

Title Aristocrats and statehood in Western Iberia, 300-600 C.E. / Damián Fernández
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 310 pages)
Series Empire and after
Empire and after.
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Maps -- Introduction: An Invisible Class in a Silent Land -- PART I. WESTERN IBERIAN ARISTOCRACIES IN THE LATE ROMAN EMPIRE -- Chapter 1. In the Shadow of Empire: Settlement and Society in the Late Roman Period -- Chapter 2. An Unprovincial Aristocracy: Aristocratic Identity in a Renewed Empire -- Chapter 3. Economic Strategies in a Renewed Empire: Aristocratic Economic Units in the Late Roman Period -- PART II. WESTERN IBERIAN ARISTOCRACIES IN THE POST-ROMAN WORLD -- Chapter 4. Adapting to a New World: Post-Roman Settlement in Western Iberia -- Chapter 5. Crafting Fragmented Statehood: Aristocratic Identity in the Post-Roman World -- Chapter 6. Preserving Wealth in a Changing World: Post-Roman Aristocratic Economic Strategies -- Conclusion -- List of Abbreviations -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- Acknowledgments
Summary Aristocrats and Statehood in Western Iberia, 300-600 C.E. combines archaeological and literary sources to reconstruct the history of late antique Iberian aristocracies, facilitating the study of a social class that has proved elusive when approached through the lens of a single type of evidence
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 22, 2019)
Subject Aristocracy (Social class) -- Iberian Peninsula -- History -- To 1500.
Power (Social sciences) -- Iberian Peninsula -- History -- To 1500.
Iberian Peninsula -- History -- To 1500.
Iberian Peninsula -- Politics and government -- History -- To 1500.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0812294351 (electronic book)
9780812294354 (electronic book)