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Ruling the Later Roman Empire

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ISBN 9780674022447

Publication Date: 09/01/2006


352 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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Belknap Press

Revealing Antiquity


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  • Acknowledgments
  • Prologue: First Thoughts
  • Part I. The Bureaucrat’s Tale Introduction: John Lydus: A Man and His Book
    • 1. All the Prefect’s Men
    • 2. The Competition for Spoils
  • Part II. Rulers and Ruled Introduction: Passages from the Principate to Late Antiquity
    • 3. Standing in Line
    • 4. Purchasing Power
    • 5. Autocracy and Bureaucracy
  • Epilogue: Last Judgments
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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