HISTORY OF THE ANCIENT WORLD
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The Triumph of Empire

The Roman World from Hadrian to Constantine

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ISBN 9780674241381

Publication Date: 11/19/2019

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400 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

35 color illus., 14 maps

History of the Ancient World

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  • Acknowledgements
  • List of Illustrations and Maps*
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Early Years of Hadrian
  • 2. The Late Reign and the Succession
  • 3. Peace and War at Mid-Century
  • 4. The Last of the Antonines
  • 5. Septimius Severus and His Rivals
  • 6. The Reign of Severus
  • 7. The Later Severans
  • 8. Eurasian History and the Roman Empire
  • 9. From Gordian III to Valerian
  • 10. Valerian and the Generals
  • 11. The Last of the Soldier Emperors
  • 12. Diocletian, Constantine and the Creation of the Later Roman Empire
  • 13. The Failure of the Tetrarchy
  • 14. Constantine and Licinius
  • 15. The Structure of Empire Before and After Constantine
  • 16. The Constantinian Empire
  • 17. The Children of Constantine
  • 18. Constantius, Julian and the Empire to Come
  • The Roman Emperors from Augustus to Julian
  • Persian Kings from Ardashir to Shapur II
  • Further Reading
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • * Illustrations and Maps
    • Illustrations
      • 1. Hadrian’s Wall
      • 2. Ribchester Helmet
      • 3. Ludovisi Battle Sarcophagus
      • 4. A Sarmatian Horseman
      • 5. Library of Celsus
      • 6. Theatre of Leptis Magna
      • 7. Roman Military Diploma
      • 8. Herodes Atticus
      • 9. Mithras
      • 10. A Parthian Noble
      • 11. Fulvius Plautianus
      • 12. Septimius Severus
      • 13. The Severan Tondo
      • 14. The Licinius Cameo
      • 15. Maximinus
      • 16. Pupienus coin
      • 17. Balbinus coin
      • 18. A Roman Tunic
      • 19. Lamp in the shape of a Nubian
      • 20. Kushan Fresco
      • 21. Kushan (Gandharan) Buddha
      • 22. Palace of Ardashir at Firuzabad
      • 23. Victory of Shapur, Naqsh-e Rustam
      • 24. The Aurelian Wall of Rome
      • 25. Deeds of the Priest Kardir, Naqsh-e Rajab
      • 26. Maximian
      • 27. Edict on Maximum Prices
      • 28. Fausta
      • 29. The Tetrarchs
      • 30. Shapur II Hunting Boar
      • 31. Sasanian Royal Bust
      • 32. Constantius II
      • 33. Julian
      • 34. Porphyry Sarcophagus of Helena
      • 35. The Judgement of Paris (detail) from the Atrium House, Antioch
    • Maps
      • Map 1. The Eurasian World
      • Map 2. The Roman Empire under Hadrian
      • Map 3. The Roman Empire under the Antonines
      • Map 4. The Severan Empire
      • Map 5. The New Empire of Diocletian
      • Map 6. The Parthian Empire
      • Map 7. The Sasanian Empire
      • Map 8. Asia Minor
      • Map 9. North Africa
      • Map 10. Mesopotamia, Syria and Palestine
      • Map 11. Egypt and Cyrene
      • Map 12. The Danubian Provinces
      • Map 13. Italy
      • Map 14. Gaul and Spain

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