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Roman Europe

1000 BC - AD 400

Edited by Edward Bispham

Publication Date - January 2009

ISBN: 9780199266012

392 pages
Paperback

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Retail Price to Students: $49.95

Considering the viewpoints of both the conquerors and the conquered, this captivating volume traces the rise of Rome and the extension of Roman power across Europe from 1000 BC to AD 400.

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Considering the viewpoints of both the conquerors and the conquered, this captivating volume traces the rise of Rome and the extension of Roman power across Europe from 1000 BC to AD 400. It reconstructs as much as possible the indigenous experience of contact with Rome, showing how Roman domination affected the already complex world of Iron Age Europe before leaving a new "barbarian" world in its wake.
Roman Europe 1000 BC-AD 400 includes contributions from eight experts who use both literary and archaeological evidence to analyze the transformation of Europe and the origins of the Middle Ages. Featuring chapters on Iron Age Europe, Roman society, warfare and the army, economy and trade, religions, and the cultural implications of Roman conquest, the book also contains narrative chapters on war and politics.

Table of Contents

    Introduction, Edward Bispham
    1. Iron Age Europe, Peter S. Wells
    2. The Roman Republic: Political History, Guy Bradley
    3. The Roman Empire from Augustus to Diocletian, Benet Salway
    4. Roman Society, Mary Harlow
    5. Warfare and the Army, Edward Bispham
    6. Economy and Trade, Andrew Wilson
    7. Religions, Edward Bispham
    8. The Cultural Implications of the Roman Conquest, Nicola Terrenato
    9. The Fourth Century, William Bowden
    10. People Living Beyond the Imperial Roman Frontiers, Peter S. Wells
    Further Reading
    Chronology
    Index