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Title The Cambridge ancient history. Vol. 12, The crisis of empire, A.D. 193-337 / edited by Alan K. Bowman, Peter Garnsey, Averil Cameron
Edition Second edition
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 899 pages) : digital, PDF file
Series Cambridge histories online
Contents Narrative -- The Severan dynasty / Brian Campbell -- Maximinus to Diocletian and the 'crisis' / John Drinkwater -- Diocletian and the first tetrarchy, a.d. 284-305 / Alan K. Bowman -- The Reign of Constantine, a.d. 306-337 / Averil Cameron -- Government and administration -- The army / Brian Campbell -- The Emperor and his administration: General developments / Elio Lo Cascio -- The Emperor and his administration: The age of the Severans / Elio Lo Cascio -- The Emperor and his administration: The government and administration of the empire in the central decades of the third century / Elio Lo Cascio -- The Emperor and his administration: The new state of Diocletian and Constantine: from the tetrarchy to the reunification of the empire / Elio Lo Cascio -- High classical law / David Ibbetson -- Epiclassical law / David Johnston -- The provinces -- Provinces and frontiers / John Wilkes -- Developments in provincial and local administration / Jean-Michel Carrié -- Egypt from Septimius Severus to the death of Constantine / Alan K. Bowman -- The economy of the empire -- Coinage and taxation: the state's point of view, a.d. 193-337 / Mireille Corbier -- Coinage, society and economy / Mireille Corbier -- The non-Roman world -- The Germanic peoples and Germanic society / Malcolm Todd -- The Sassanians / Richard N. Frye -- Armenia and the eastern marches / C.S. Lightfoot -- The Arabs and the desert peoples / Maurice Sartre -- Religion, culture and society -- Late polytheism: the world-view / Garth Fowden -- The individual and the gods / Garth Fowden -- Public religion / Garth Fowden -- Christianity, a.d. 70-192 / Mark Edwards -- Third-century Christianity / Graeme Clarke -- Art and architecture, a.d. 193-337 / Janet Huskinson -- Appendices to chapter 8: I Changes in Roman provincial organization, a.d. 193-337 / John Wilkes -- Appendices to chapter 8: II Imperial movements, a.d. 193-337 -- Appendices to chapter 8: III Frontier deployment, a.d. 193-337m -- Stemmata / Brian Campbell
Summary This volume covers the history of the Roman Empire from the accession of Septimius Severnus in AD 193 to the death of Constantine in AD337. This period was one of the most criticla in the historyof the Mediterranean world
Notes Title from PDF title page (viewed on 10 July, 2009)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject History, Ancient.
Form Electronic book
Author Bowman, Alan K.
Garnsey, Peter.
Cameron, Averil.
ISBN 9781139053921 (electronic bk.)
1139053922 (electronic bk.)