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Government of the Roman Empire: A Sourcebook (Barbara Levick) Hardcover Book, (Routledge, 2000) 9780415232364

Title: Government of the Roman Empire: A Sourcebook

Author: Levick, Barbara

Publisher: Routledge/Taylor & Francis; Publication Date: 2000

Hardcover; ISBN: 9780415232364

Volumes: 1; Pages: 312

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This is the only sourcebook to concentrate wholly on how the Roman Empire was administered, using the evidence of contemporary writers and ancient historians. Care is taken to balance material from all parts of the Roman world, with the focus on evidence which has often been inaccessible. Each item is introduced, explained and cross-referenced to related material within the book and elsewhere, with helpful bibliographies to guide the reader.

Now revised and updated The Government of the Roman Empire is the most up-to-date, user firlendly and cohesive collection of sources available on the subject. It is an essential resource for everyone with an interest in ROman history.

Table of Contents


List of Abbreviations


1. Introduction: The Power of Rome

2. Structure

3. Force

4. Law

5. Financing

6. Communications, Transport and Supplies

7. Loyalty: The Role of the Emperor

8. Patronage

9. Assimilation

10. Failings

11. Resistance

12. Crisis?

Chronological List of Emperors

Select bibliography

Index of Passages Cited

Index and List of Ancient and modern Goegraphical Equivalents
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