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Published: 12 January 2012

368 Pages | 4 black and white halftones


ISBN: 9780199737840

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Policing the Roman Empire

Soldiers, Administration, and Public Order

Christopher Fuhrmann

  • The first comprehensive overview of Roman policing practices since 1891
  • Corrects widespread misconceptions, common assumptions, and stale dogmas about the Roman Empire
  • By integrating Roman history with Jewish and Christian perspectives that are often ignored, it improves our understanding of religious history and persecution
  • Clear and engaging style makes this accessable to non-specialists as well as scholars