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Roman imperial themes

Author: P A Brunt
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book comprises 16 articles published over 30 years, together with addenda and corrigenda, and two new essays. Some concern Roman aspirations to world dominion, others bear on Rome's success in  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: P A Brunt
ISBN: 0198144768 9780198144762
OCLC Number: 20093370
Description: 551 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Sulla and Asian publicans; The revolt of Vindex and the fall of Nero; Tacitus on the Baravian revolt; Charge of provincial maladministration under the early principate; Augustan imperialism; Reflections on British and Roman imperialism; The 'fiscus' and its development; Procural jurisdiction; Conscription and volunteering in the Roman Imperial Army; The administrators of Roman Egypt; Did imperial Rome disarm her subject?; The Romanization of the local ruling classesin the Roman Empire; Josephus on social conflicts in Roman Judaea; Laus Imperii; The revenues of Rome; Roman imperial illusions; Addenda to chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, and 15; Indexes
Responsibility: P.A. Brunt.
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'a humane and judicious historian who is as diligent in the pursuit of truth as he is untrammelled by dogma of any kind'Times Higher Education Supplement 'f one wished to compare B.'s contribution to Read more...

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