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Title Diplomats and diplomacy in the Roman world / edited by Claude Eilers
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 254 pages) : maps
Series Mnemosyne. Supplements. History and archaeology of classical antiquity, 0169-8958 ; v. 304
Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum ; 304
Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum. History and archaeology of classical antiquity.
Contents Roman perspectives on Greek diplomacy / Sheila L. Ager -- Public opinion, foreign policy and 'just war' in the late republic / Alexander Yakobson -- Rome, kinship and diplomacy / Filippo Battistoni -- Diplomacy and identity among Jews and Christians / James B. Rives -- After the embassy to Rome : publication and implementation / Jean-Louis Ferrary -- Diplomacy in Italy in the second century BC / Martin Jehne -- Embassies gone wrong : Roman diplomacy in the Constantinian Excerpta de legationibus / T. Corey Brennan -- Diplomacy as part of the administrative process in the Roman empire / Werner Eck -- Not official, but permanent : Roman presence in allied states--the examples of Chersonesus Taurica, the Bosporan kingdom and Sumatar Harabesi / Rudolf Haensch
Summary The Roman world was fundamentally a face-to-face culture, where it was expected that communication and negotiations would be done in person. This title includes papers that offer ten perspectives on the way in which ambassadors, embassies, and the institutional apparatuses supporting them contributed to Roman rule
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-248) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Diplomats -- Rome -- History.
Rome -- Foreign relations.
Rome -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Eilers, Claude.
LC no. 2008047449
ISBN 9004170987 (cloth)
9047424298 (electronic bk.)
9789004170988 (cloth)
9789047424291 (electronic bk.)