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War And Society In The Roman World / Edition 1

War And Society In The Roman World / Edition 1

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This book examines the wider social context of war. It focuses on the changing relationship between warfare and the Roman citizen body, from the Republic through to the Principate and finally onto the late Empire and the Roman army's eventual failure.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415066440
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/24/1993
Series: Leicester-Nottingham Studies in Ancient Society Series , #5
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.88(d)
Lexile: 1430L (what's this?)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Notes on contributors Abbreviations Introduction: John Rich 1. The Roman conquest of Italy Stephen Oakley 2. Fear, greed and glory: the causes of Roman war-making in the middle Republic John Rich 3. Urbs direpta, or how the Romans sacked a city Adam

Ziolkowski 4. Military organization and social change in the later Roman Republic John Patterson 5. Roman poetry and anti-militarism Ducan Cloud 6. The end of Roman imperial expansion Tim Cornell 7. Roman Peace Greg Woolf 8. Piracy under the principate and the ideology of

imperial eradication David Braund 9. War and diplomacy: Rome and Parthia, 31 BC - AD 235 Biran Campbell 10. Philosophers' attitudes to warfare under the principate Harry Sidebottom 11. The end of the Roman army in the western empire Wolfgang Liebeschuetz 12. Landlords and

warlords in the later Roman Empire Dick Whittaker

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