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Published: 23 December 2010

400 Pages


ISBN: 9780199758340

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The Dynamics of Ancient Empires

State Power from Assyria to Byzantium

Edited by Ian Morris and Walter Scheidel

Oxford Studies in Early Empires

  • Newly commissioned case studies of the Neo-Assyrian, Achaemenid Persian, Athenian, Roman, and Byzantine empires
  • Broadens the study of ancient empires by covering both the Mediterranean and the Near East
  • Contributors include Keith Hopkins in his final essay