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Aurelian and the third century

Author: Alaric Watson
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2007, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

A biography of the emperor who contributed more to the recovery of the Roman Empire than any other individual of his time.


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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Aurelian, Emperor of Rome; Aurelian, Emperor of Rome; Aurélien, (empereur romain ;
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alaric Watson
ISBN: 0415072484 9780415072489 0415301874 9780415301879
OCLC Number: 862812749
Description: xvi, 303 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: the third-century 'crisis' --
pt. I. 'Restorer of the World'. 2. A divided empire. 3. Aurelian ascendant. 4. Zenobia and the east. 5. The Palmyrene Wars. 6. War in the west: the reunification of the empire. 7. The end of Aurelian --
pt. II. Internal Policies. 8. Economic reforms. 9. Public works and administration. 10. The emperor, the senate and the armies. 11. The emperor and the divine. App. A. excursion on sources --
App. B. problems of chronology.
Responsibility: Alaric Watson.
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