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The Roman Near East, 31 B.C.-A.D. 337

Author: Fergus Millar; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1993.
Series: ACLS Humanities e-book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From Augustus to Constantine, the Roman Empire in the Near East expanded step by step, southward to the Red Sea and eastward across the Euphrates to the Tigris. In a remarkable work of interpretive history, Fergus Millar shows us this world as it was forged into the Roman provinces of Judea, Arabia, Mesopotamia, and Syria. His book conveys the magnificent sweep of history as well as the rich diversity of peoples,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Millar, Fergus.
Roman Near East, 31 B.C.-A.D. 337.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1993
(OCoLC)624398360
Online version:
Millar, Fergus.
Roman Near East, 31 B.C.-A.D. 337.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1993
(OCoLC)631458146
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Fergus Millar; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0674778855 9780674778856 0674778863 9780674778863
OCLC Number: 27431147
Description: xxix, 587 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: in search of the Orient --
Bridgehead and the dependent kingdoms, 31 BC --
AD 74 --
Imperialism and expansion, AD 74-195 --
Rome and Mesopotamis: from Parthia to Persia --
Tetrarchy and Constantine --
Communal and cultural identities --
Tetrapolis and northern Syria --
Phoenician coast and its hinterland --
Eastern Syria Phoenice: mountain, oasis and steppe --
From Judea to Syria Palaestina --
Arabia --
Euphrates and Mesopotamia --
Epilogue: east and west.
Series Title: ACLS Humanities e-book.
Responsibility: Fergus Millar.
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From Augustus to Constantine, the Roman Empire in the Near East became forged into the provinces of Syria, Judaea, Arabia and Mesopotamia. Whilst covering Rome's advance and its policies and  Read more...

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