Cover: The Roman Empire in PAPERBACK

The Roman Empire

Second Edition

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$34.00 • £27.95 • €30.50

ISBN 9780674777705

Publication Date: 08/11/1995


384 pages

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


United States and its dependencies only

  • Preface to the Second Edition (1992)
  • List of Maps and Illustrations
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • I. The New Order
  • II. The Sources
  • III. The Work of Augustus
  • IV. Italy under Augustus: the Social and Intellectual Climate
  • V. The Consolidation of the Principate
  • VI. The Army and the Provinces in the First Century AD
  • VII. ‘Emperors Made Elsewhere than at Rome’: Galba to Trajan
  • VIII. The State of Italy from Petronius to Pliny
  • IX. The Orderly Government of the Empire: Hadrian to Marcus Aurelius
  • X. ‘The Immeasurable Majesty of the Roman Peace’
  • XI. An Age of Transition: Commodus to Maximinus the Thracian
  • Maps
  • Lists of Dates
    • Reigns of Roman Emperors, Augustus to Diocletian
    • Greek and Latin Authors Mentioned in This Book
  • Further Reading
  • Index of Citations
  • General Index

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