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Goths in the Roman Balkans c.350–500

P. HEATHER

in The Transition to Late Antiquity, on the Danube and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264027
eISBN:
9780191734908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264027.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter focuses on four main chronological periods: the era prior to the arrival of the Huns, when the Goths were settled beyond the Danube; a first major phase of Gothic intrusion into the ... More


From <i>Imperium</i> to Imperialism: Writing the Roman Empire

David J. Mattingly

in Imperialism, Power, and Identity: Experiencing the Roman Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160177
eISBN:
9781400848270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160177.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter reviews the traditional understandings of the Roman Empire and reflects on how recent developments in the study of imperialism more generally could influence the future of Roman studies. ... More


The Transition to Late Antiquity, on the Danube and Beyond

Andrew Poulter (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264027
eISBN:
9780191734908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264027.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This book provides a significant insight into the changes that occurred in the late Roman period and which shaped the emergence of early medieval Europe. The book provides detail regarding the ... More


The Roman Market Economy

Peter Temin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147680
eISBN:
9781400845422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147680.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The quality of life for ordinary Roman citizens at the height of the Roman Empire probably was better than that of any other large group of people living before the Industrial Revolution. This book ... More


Introduction

John R. Patterson

in Landscapes and Cities: Rural Settlement and Civic Transformation in Early Imperial Italy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198140887
eISBN:
9780191712166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198140887.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Engaging with Fergus Millar’s observation that ‘Italy under the Empire has no history’, the introduction outlines the aims of the book, which is envisaged as a contribution to the history of imperial ... More


Per Capita GDP in the Early Roman Empire

Peter Temin

in The Roman Market Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147680
eISBN:
9781400845422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147680.003.0011
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter draws together the implications of the previous chapters in order to investigate the size of the Roman economy at its maximum extent. If one takes Roman Italy as being comparable to the ... More


The Transition to Late Antiquity

A. G. POULTER

in The Transition to Late Antiquity, on the Danube and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264027
eISBN:
9780191734908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264027.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

In recent years, there has been a revival of interest in Late Antiquity and especially in observing — and trying to account for — the changes and evolutions which separate the Roman world from the ... More


The Nature of Roman Money

W. V. Harris

in The Monetary Systems of the Greeks and Romans

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233359
eISBN:
9780191716348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233359.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Scholars have generally agreed that all Roman money consisted of coins. This chapter argues that this consensus view is badly mistaken. Specifically, it is argued that that bullion was very seldom ... More


The Late Roman Army and the Defence of the Balkans

MICHAEL WHITBY

in The Transition to Late Antiquity, on the Danube and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264027
eISBN:
9780191734908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264027.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

In Late Antiquity, the Balkans were transformed from a relatively prosperous region to one of great insecurity, with emperors increasingly inclined to ignore problems as long as they did not threaten ... More


The Church in Ancient Society: From Galilee to Gregory the Great

Henry Chadwick

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246953
eISBN:
9780191600463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246955.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This book provides a detailed narrative history of the first six centuries of the Christian Church, from the first followers of Jesus to the papacy of Gregory the Great (590–604). It describes how ... More


Identity and Discrepancy

David J. Mattingly

in Imperialism, Power, and Identity: Experiencing the Roman Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160177
eISBN:
9781400848270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160177.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter explores aspects of identity in the Roman provinces, with an emphasis on examples from Britain and North Africa. The first section reviews current approaches to identity and related ... More


The Thirty Years War, 1618–48

David Parrott

in The Practice of Strategy: From Alexander the Great to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608638
eISBN:
9780191731754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608638.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Thirty Years War, one of the most destructive episodes in European history, devastated central Europe in general and Germany in particular. Waged between 1618 and 1648, it was a series of ... More


Quantifying the Roman Economy: Integration, Growth, Decline?

Alan Bowman and Andrew Wilson

in Quantifying the Roman Economy: Methods and Problems

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199562596
eISBN:
9780191721458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562596.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the definitions and characteristics of the economic processes and trends in the Roman Empire, and outlines the methods by which quantification of data in written and ... More


Paradoxes of Power: “The Way that the Kingdom Does It”

Beth A. Berkowitz

in Execution and Invention: Death Penalty Discourse in Early Rabbinic and Christian Cultures

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195179194
eISBN:
9780199784509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195179196.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the relationship between rabbinic execution and Roman execution, asking how the rabbinic experience of Roman execution may have shaped the Rabbis’ own laws of execution. It ... More


For God and Empire

Simon Goldhill

in Victorian Culture and Classical Antiquity: Art, Opera, Fiction, and the Proclamation of Modernity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149844
eISBN:
9781400840076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149844.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the Victorian conceptualization of history and of the historical novel as a genre of fiction by situating novels of the Roman Empire within four interconnected polemical ... More


Virgins, Lions, and Honest Pluck

Simon Goldhill

in Victorian Culture and Classical Antiquity: Art, Opera, Fiction, and the Proclamation of Modernity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149844
eISBN:
9781400840076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149844.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines particular novels of the Roman Empire and their engagement with antiquity—which often takes the form of a polemical appropriation. It asks how Jews fit into this normative ... More


Officers and Gentlemen? Roman Britain and the British Empire*

Mary Beard

in From Plunder to Preservation: Britain and the Heritage of Empire, c.1800–1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265413
eISBN:
9780191760464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265413.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Starting from a famous address by Francis Haverfield, this chapter reflects on the relationship between Romano-British archaeology and the politics of the British empire, challenging any simple ... More


Between Empires: Arabs, Romans, and Sasanians in Late Antiquity

Greg Fisher

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599271
eISBN:
9780191724992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599271.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This book examines the relationship between the Roman Empire, the Empire of Sasanian Iran, and their Arab clients, the Jafnids, Nasrids, and Hujrids, at the end of antiquity. Building on recent work ... More


Jesus of Nazareth

Adele Reinhartz

in Jesus of Hollywood

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195146967
eISBN:
9780199785469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146967.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the identity of the historical Jesus, that is, Jesus of Nazareth, with special emphasis on his Jewishness and on the social and political context in which he lived. In both ... More


Late Roman Advocates

Caroline Humfress

in Orthodoxy and the Courts in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198208419
eISBN:
9780191716966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208419.003.005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter explores the question of whether post-classical advocates influenced the development of late Roman law through their forensic pleading. Under the various late Roman civil cognitio ... More


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