Near Eastern Royalty and Rome, 100-30 BC by Richard D. Sullivan

By Richard D. Sullivan

During the 1st century BC, the close to and heart effortless observed a very good transition from the Seleucid and Ptolemaic Empires, in terms of the short Pontic and Armenian Empires, to the successful Parthian and Roman Empires. Richard D. Sullivan bargains a consultant to the critical function of royalty in this interval. He presents, via narrative and citations, a context for the common references to japanese kings and queens via Caesar, Cicero, Strabo, Josephus, Tacitus, Appian, Dio, and others. He additionally discusses similar inscriptions, cash, and papyri.

Sullivan specializes in the team of workers of the various dynasties which principles the close to and heart East, from Thrace via Asia Minor and the Levant to Egypt, then eastward to Armenia, Mesopotamia, and Parthia. He experiences such recognized figures as Mithradates Eupator, Cleopatra, and Herod the good in addition to others now imprecise. To ?locate? them safely, he presents a story background of every dynasty and attracts them jointly in a coherent account of japanese royal governance and its lodgings with Rome and Parthia.

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By Richard D. Sullivan

During the 1st century BC, the close to and heart effortless observed a very good transition from the Seleucid and Ptolemaic Empires, in terms of the short Pontic and Armenian Empires, to the successful Parthian and Roman Empires. Richard D. Sullivan bargains a consultant to the critical function of royalty in this interval. He presents, via narrative and citations, a context for the common references to japanese kings and queens via Caesar, Cicero, Strabo, Josephus, Tacitus, Appian, Dio, and others. He additionally discusses similar inscriptions, cash, and papyri.

Sullivan specializes in the team of workers of the various dynasties which principles the close to and heart East, from Thrace via Asia Minor and the Levant to Egypt, then eastward to Armenia, Mesopotamia, and Parthia. He experiences such recognized figures as Mithradates Eupator, Cleopatra, and Herod the good in addition to others now imprecise. To ?locate? them safely, he presents a story background of every dynasty and attracts them jointly in a coherent account of japanese royal governance and its lodgings with Rome and Parthia.

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Political Dissidence Under Nero: The Price of Dissimulation by Vasily Rudich

By Vasily Rudich

Vasily Rudich examines dissidence less than Nero from either old and mental views and inquires into the stability of the common and traditionally conditioned elements of political behaviour. The careers of diverse dissident participants and their makes an attempt at accomodation to a opposed fact are mentioned.

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By Vasily Rudich

Vasily Rudich examines dissidence less than Nero from either old and mental views and inquires into the stability of the common and traditionally conditioned elements of political behaviour. The careers of diverse dissident participants and their makes an attempt at accomodation to a opposed fact are mentioned.

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The Mishnah in Contemporary Perspective: Part Two (Handbook by Jacob Neusner (Editor) Alan J. Avery-Peck (Editor)

By Jacob Neusner (Editor) Alan J. Avery-Peck (Editor)

This moment quantity of a two-part undertaking at the Mishnah screens a vast number of techniques to the examine of the Mishnah within the modern academy. The paintings derives from Israel, North the US, and Europe and exhibits the highbrow energy of scholarship in all 3 facilities of studying. What those articles convey in diversified methods is that the Mishnah varieties a severe concentration of the learn of Judaism. The authors of those reports signify the easiest of latest scholarship at the Mishnah. as a result many viewpoints integrated right here, this can be the main consultant number of modern Mishnah-study on hand in any assortment in a Western language.

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By Jacob Neusner (Editor) Alan J. Avery-Peck (Editor)

This moment quantity of a two-part undertaking at the Mishnah screens a vast number of techniques to the examine of the Mishnah within the modern academy. The paintings derives from Israel, North the US, and Europe and exhibits the highbrow energy of scholarship in all 3 facilities of studying. What those articles convey in diversified methods is that the Mishnah varieties a severe concentration of the learn of Judaism. The authors of those reports signify the easiest of latest scholarship at the Mishnah. as a result many viewpoints integrated right here, this can be the main consultant number of modern Mishnah-study on hand in any assortment in a Western language.

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The Inheritance of Rome: Illuminating the Dark Ages 400-1000 by Chris Wickham

By Chris Wickham

a distinct and enlightening examine Europe's so-called darkish a while

Defying the traditional darkish a long time view of eu historical past among A.D. four hundred and a thousand, award-winning historian Chris Wickham offers The Inheritance of Rome, a piece of outstanding scope and rigorous but obtainable scholarship. Drawing on a wealth of recent fabric and that includes a considerate synthesis of ancient and archaeological ways, Wickham agues that those centuries have been serious within the formula of ecu identification. From eire to Constantinople, the Baltic to the Mediterranean, the narrative constructs a shiny portrait of the huge and sundry international of Goths, Franks, Vandals, Arabs, Saxons, and Vikings. Groundbreaking and whole of interesting revelations, The Inheritance of Rome deals a clean realizing of the crucible within which Europe might eventually be created.

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By Chris Wickham

a distinct and enlightening examine Europe's so-called darkish a while

Defying the traditional darkish a long time view of eu historical past among A.D. four hundred and a thousand, award-winning historian Chris Wickham offers The Inheritance of Rome, a piece of outstanding scope and rigorous but obtainable scholarship. Drawing on a wealth of recent fabric and that includes a considerate synthesis of ancient and archaeological ways, Wickham agues that those centuries have been serious within the formula of ecu identification. From eire to Constantinople, the Baltic to the Mediterranean, the narrative constructs a shiny portrait of the huge and sundry international of Goths, Franks, Vandals, Arabs, Saxons, and Vikings. Groundbreaking and whole of interesting revelations, The Inheritance of Rome deals a clean realizing of the crucible within which Europe might eventually be created.

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Age of Constantine the Great by Jacob Burckhardt

By Jacob Burckhardt

In the current paintings it's been the author's layout to explain the extraordinary part century from the accession of Diocletian to the loss of life of Constantine in its caliber as a interval of transition. What was once meant used to be now not a heritage of the existence and reign of Constantine, nor but an encyclopedia of all worth-while info bearing on this era. really have been the numerous and crucial features of the modern global to be defined and formed right into a perspicuous comic strip of the whole.

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By Jacob Burckhardt

In the current paintings it's been the author's layout to explain the extraordinary part century from the accession of Diocletian to the loss of life of Constantine in its caliber as a interval of transition. What was once meant used to be now not a heritage of the existence and reign of Constantine, nor but an encyclopedia of all worth-while info bearing on this era. really have been the numerous and crucial features of the modern global to be defined and formed right into a perspicuous comic strip of the whole.

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Les Gracques : Crise agraire et révolution à Rome by Claude Nicolet

By Claude Nicolet

De décembre 134 à juin ou juillet 133 av. J.-C., dans l. a. fièvre des partisans de Tibérius Gracchus, tribun de l. a. plèbe en lutte contre le Sénat et les riches, dans los angeles haine des nantis qui allaient les massacrer, les pourchasser, les juger, les condamner, un mythe s'effondre - celui de l. a. sagesse et de l'équilibre du gouvernement de los angeles République. Mais aussi celui de l. a. solidarité profonde des Romains qui avait permis de triompher d'Hannibal. Ils se brisent sur los angeles query sociale. los angeles crise agraire qui couvait depuis les conquêtes a enfin éclaté. Elle va durer un siècle. Les contemporains ne s'y sont pas trompés, qui dès le départ ont le sentiment d'une rupture, d'une révolution : Rome pour toujours a changé.

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By Claude Nicolet

De décembre 134 à juin ou juillet 133 av. J.-C., dans l. a. fièvre des partisans de Tibérius Gracchus, tribun de l. a. plèbe en lutte contre le Sénat et les riches, dans los angeles haine des nantis qui allaient les massacrer, les pourchasser, les juger, les condamner, un mythe s'effondre - celui de l. a. sagesse et de l'équilibre du gouvernement de los angeles République. Mais aussi celui de l. a. solidarité profonde des Romains qui avait permis de triompher d'Hannibal. Ils se brisent sur los angeles query sociale. los angeles crise agraire qui couvait depuis les conquêtes a enfin éclaté. Elle va durer un siècle. Les contemporains ne s'y sont pas trompés, qui dès le départ ont le sentiment d'une rupture, d'une révolution : Rome pour toujours a changé.

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Mediterranean anarchy, interstate war, and the rise of Rome by Arthur M. Eckstein

By Arthur M. Eckstein

This ground-breaking learn is the 1st to hire glossy diplomacy thought to put Roman militarism and growth of strength in the broader Mediterranean context of interstate anarchy. Arthur M. Eckstein demanding situations claims that Rome was once a very warlike and competitive state—not simply in smooth yet in historical terms—by arguing that extreme militarism and aggressiveness have been universal between all Mediterranean polities from ca 750 B.C. onwards.

In his wide-ranging and masterful narrative, Eckstein explains that foreign politics within the historical Mediterranean global was once, in political technology phrases, a multipolar anarchy: foreign legislation used to be minimum, and states struggled desperately for energy and survival via battle. finally, one nation, the Republic of Rome, controlled to create predominance and a type of peace. Rome was once definitely a militarized and competitive nation, however it used to be profitable now not since it was once unprecedented in its ruthlessness, Eckstein convincingly argues; fairly, it was once winning as a result of its unparalleled skill to control a wide community of international allies, and to assimilate quite a few foreigners in the polity itself. This publication indicates how those features, in flip, gave Rome incomparably huge assets for the awful fight of states fostered through the Mediterranean anarchy—and as a result they have been key to Rome's exceptional success.

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By Arthur M. Eckstein

This ground-breaking learn is the 1st to hire glossy diplomacy thought to put Roman militarism and growth of strength in the broader Mediterranean context of interstate anarchy. Arthur M. Eckstein demanding situations claims that Rome was once a very warlike and competitive state—not simply in smooth yet in historical terms—by arguing that extreme militarism and aggressiveness have been universal between all Mediterranean polities from ca 750 B.C. onwards.

In his wide-ranging and masterful narrative, Eckstein explains that foreign politics within the historical Mediterranean global was once, in political technology phrases, a multipolar anarchy: foreign legislation used to be minimum, and states struggled desperately for energy and survival via battle. finally, one nation, the Republic of Rome, controlled to create predominance and a type of peace. Rome was once definitely a militarized and competitive nation, however it used to be profitable now not since it was once unprecedented in its ruthlessness, Eckstein convincingly argues; fairly, it was once winning as a result of its unparalleled skill to control a wide community of international allies, and to assimilate quite a few foreigners in the polity itself. This publication indicates how those features, in flip, gave Rome incomparably huge assets for the awful fight of states fostered through the Mediterranean anarchy—and as a result they have been key to Rome's exceptional success.

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Contested Monarchy: Integrating the Roman Empire in the by Johannes Wienand

By Johannes Wienand

Contested Monarchy reappraises the wide-ranging and lasting transformation of the Roman monarchy among the Principate and overdue Antiquity. The publication takes as its concentration the century from Diocletian to Theodosius I (284-395), a interval within which the soundness of monarchical rule depended seriously at the emperors mobility, on collegial or dynastic rule, and at the army answer of inner political crises. even as, profound non secular alterations transformed the premises of political interplay and symbolic conversation among the emperor and his matters, and administrative and army readjustments replaced the institutional foundations of the Roman monarchy. This quantity concentrates at the measures taken via emperors of this era to deal with the altering framework in their rule. the gathering examines monarchy alongside 3 specified but intertwined fields: Administering the Empire, appearing the Monarchy, and Balancing spiritual switch. every one box possesses its personal historiography and method, and consequently has frequently been taken care of individually. This volumes multifaceted procedure builds on contemporary scholarship and developments to check imperial rule in a extra built-in type. With new paintings from quite a lot of foreign students, Contested Monarchy bargains a clean survey of the position of the Roman monarchy in a interval of important and enduring swap.

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By Johannes Wienand

Contested Monarchy reappraises the wide-ranging and lasting transformation of the Roman monarchy among the Principate and overdue Antiquity. The publication takes as its concentration the century from Diocletian to Theodosius I (284-395), a interval within which the soundness of monarchical rule depended seriously at the emperors mobility, on collegial or dynastic rule, and at the army answer of inner political crises. even as, profound non secular alterations transformed the premises of political interplay and symbolic conversation among the emperor and his matters, and administrative and army readjustments replaced the institutional foundations of the Roman monarchy. This quantity concentrates at the measures taken via emperors of this era to deal with the altering framework in their rule. the gathering examines monarchy alongside 3 specified but intertwined fields: Administering the Empire, appearing the Monarchy, and Balancing spiritual switch. every one box possesses its personal historiography and method, and consequently has frequently been taken care of individually. This volumes multifaceted procedure builds on contemporary scholarship and developments to check imperial rule in a extra built-in type. With new paintings from quite a lot of foreign students, Contested Monarchy bargains a clean survey of the position of the Roman monarchy in a interval of important and enduring swap.

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Rome and the Unification of Italy by Arthur Keaveney

By Arthur Keaveney

Scarcely greater than a iteration prior to Octavian (later Augustus) got down to come across Antony and Cleopatra on the conflict of Actium, hopefully counting on the company aid of 'all Italy', the Italians have been in riot, with the avowed objective of destroying Rome. The outstanding harmony displayed in 31 BC used to be the hard-won fabricated from fifty years of prior fight; and that fight kinds the topic of this booklet. From the second one century BC the topic peoples of Italy have been encouraged via a wish for equality with their robust sister, Rome. Their purposes have been various, yet as soon as their aspirations intruded on Rome's inner most lifestyles, they have been to have a profound impact on her politics. at the beginning it used to be was hoping that equality should be accomplished via citizenship yet, while the Romans proved stubborn, the Italians sought whole independence. special reconstruction of the ensuing 'Social battle' is the significant function of the ebook. The warfare ended with Rome granting its citizenship to the Italians, even though that provide used to be so hedged approximately with skills that extra interventions proved precious - those on so marked a scale that by means of the top of the 80s BC Italy and Rome had essentially accomplished the solidarity which Octavian was once later in a position to make the most. Arthur Keaveney seeks the following to delineate the criteria which resulted in the Italian hope first for citizenship, then for independence; he describes the clash and he assesses its results. He keeps that Rome's 'Italian query' should be handled as an basically political issue.

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By Arthur Keaveney

Scarcely greater than a iteration prior to Octavian (later Augustus) got down to come across Antony and Cleopatra on the conflict of Actium, hopefully counting on the company aid of 'all Italy', the Italians have been in riot, with the avowed objective of destroying Rome. The outstanding harmony displayed in 31 BC used to be the hard-won fabricated from fifty years of prior fight; and that fight kinds the topic of this booklet. From the second one century BC the topic peoples of Italy have been encouraged via a wish for equality with their robust sister, Rome. Their purposes have been various, yet as soon as their aspirations intruded on Rome's inner most lifestyles, they have been to have a profound impact on her politics. at the beginning it used to be was hoping that equality should be accomplished via citizenship yet, while the Romans proved stubborn, the Italians sought whole independence. special reconstruction of the ensuing 'Social battle' is the significant function of the ebook. The warfare ended with Rome granting its citizenship to the Italians, even though that provide used to be so hedged approximately with skills that extra interventions proved precious - those on so marked a scale that by means of the top of the 80s BC Italy and Rome had essentially accomplished the solidarity which Octavian was once later in a position to make the most. Arthur Keaveney seeks the following to delineate the criteria which resulted in the Italian hope first for citizenship, then for independence; he describes the clash and he assesses its results. He keeps that Rome's 'Italian query' should be handled as an basically political issue.

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