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Administration and Finance under Valentinian and Valens

Lenski Noel

in Failure of Empire: Valens and the Roman State in the Fourth Century A.D.

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233324
eISBN:
9780520928534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233324.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter provides a brief examination of how Valentinian's and Valens' laws can often be shown to dovetail perfectly. It explores the four areas of administration on which both emperors ... More


Urbanization and Economic Networks

Ryan Boehm

in City and Empire in the Age of the Successors: Urbanization and Social Response in the Making of the Hellenistic Kingdoms

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296923
eISBN:
9780520969223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296923.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter addresses the profound economic consequences of creating new polities by merging cities, elites, and fiscal regimes into new urban centers. It argues that the Hellenistic polis ... More


Attalid Asia Minor: Money, International Relations, and the State

Peter Thonemann (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199656110
eISBN:
9780191746239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656110.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This book is dedicated to the political economy of one of the major states of the Hellenistic world, the Attalid kingdom of Pergamon in north-western Asia Minor. In the third century bc, the Attalid ... More


The Closed Currency System of the Attalid Kingdom

Andrew Meadows

in Attalid Asia Minor: Money, International Relations, and the State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199656110
eISBN:
9780191746239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656110.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter begins with an overview of the nature and chronology of the activity of the mint of Pergamon from the establishment of coin production under Philetairos to the death of Attalos III. ... More


The Coinages of the Attalids and their Neighbours: A Quantified Overview

François de Callataÿ

in Attalid Asia Minor: Money, International Relations, and the State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199656110
eISBN:
9780191746239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656110.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter is concerned with the quantification, through die-studies, of the coinages struck by the Attalids and their neighbours, both cities and kings. The global picture is one of small-scale ... More


The Use of the Cistophoric Weight-Standard Outside the Pergamene Kingdom

Richard Ashton

in Attalid Asia Minor: Money, International Relations, and the State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199656110
eISBN:
9780191746239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656110.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

Within the kingdom of the Attalids, the use of the cistophoric standard for autonomous local coinage is rare, as are instances of the direct influence of the cistophoroi on local coinage outside the ... More


War or Trade? Attic-Weight Tetradrachms from Second-Century bc Attalid Asia Minor in Seleukid Syria after the Peace of Apameia and their Historical Context

Selene Psoma

in Attalid Asia Minor: Money, International Relations, and the State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199656110
eISBN:
9780191746239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656110.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter considers why and how Attic-weight tetradrachms from the mints of western Asia Minor came to arrive in large numbers in Seleukid Syria between the Peace of Apameia and the 130s bc. It ... More


The <i>Nobilitas</i> and Economic Innovation: Censors, Coinage, and Contracts

Seth Bernard

in Building Mid-Republican Rome: Labor, Architecture, and the Urban Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190878788
eISBN:
9780190878818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878788.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The period around 300 BCE was one of dramatic change in the structure of the Republican economy. This chapter details the chronological convergence of three developments relevant to Rome’s production ... More


Locating the Samnites

Rafael Scopacasa

in Ancient Samnium: Settlement, Culture, and Identity between History and Archaeology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198713760
eISBN:
9780191782152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713760.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter brings together the written evidence to discuss descriptions of the Samnites in Greek and Roman texts, and what these descriptions tell us about how communities in Samnium may have ... More


Rome and its Economy at the Time of the Second Punic War

Philip Kay

in Rome's Economic Revolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199681549
eISBN:
9780191765018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681549.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter contextualizes Rome and its economy at the time of the Second Punic War. By the outbreak of the war, Rome was probably already one of the most significant cities in the Mediterranean. ... More


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