A companion to the Roman Empire /

A companion to the Roman Empire / edited by David S. Potter. - Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2006. - xxx, 691 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm. - Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Ancient history .

Includes bibliographical references (p. [620]-680) and index.

Section 1: The Sources -- Constructing a narrative / Cynthia Damon -- Roman Imperial Numismatics / Bill Metcalf -- Documents / Traianos Gagos and David Potter -- Art, Architecture and Archaeology in the Roman Empire / Lea Stirling -- Interdisciplinary approaches / James Rives -- Section 2: Narrative -- The emergence of monarchy: 44 BCE-96 CE / Greg Rowe -- Rome the super-power: 96- 235 CE / Michael Peachin -- The transformation of the empire 235-337 CE / David Potter -- Section 4: Administration -- The administration of the provinces / Cliff Ando -- Transformation of Government under Diocletian and Constantine / Hugh Elton -- The Roman Army / Nigel Pollard -- Greek cities under Roman rule / Maud Gleason -- Cities and urban life in the western provinces of the Roman empire 30 BCE -250 CE / Jonathan Edmondson -- Section 5: Social and Economic Life -- The imperial economy / David Mattingly -- Landlords and tenants / Dennie Kehoe -- The family / Judith Evans Grubbs -- Sexuality in the Roman Empire / Amy Richlin -- On food and the body / Veronika Grimm -- Leisure / Garrett Fagan -- Spectacle / David Potter -- Section 6: Intellectual Life -- The construction of the past in the Roman Empire / Rowlalnd Smith -- Imperial poetry / Sara Myers -- Greek fiction / Joe Rife -- Roman law and Roman history / John Matthews -- Roman medicine / Ann Hanson -- Philosophy in the Roman empire / Sara Ahbel-Rappe -- Section 7: Religion -- Traditional cult / David Franfurter -- Jews and Judaism 70-429 CE / Yaron Eliav -- Christian thought / Mark Edwards.

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Rome--History--Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D.
Rome--History--Sources.--Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D.
Rome--Civilization.

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