By M.I. Finley
Originally released in 1978, this quantity includes articles formerly released within the ancient magazine, Past and Present, ranging over approximately one thousand years of Graeco-Roman background. The essays concentration totally on the Roman Empire, reflecting the rise, in British scholarship of the post-war years, of explanatory, ‘structuralist’ stories of this era in Roman heritage. the themes taken care of comprise Athenian politics, the Roman conquest of the east, violence within the later Roman Republic, the second one Sophistic, and persecutions of the early Christians. The authors have all produced unique reviews, a couple of that have generated major examine by means of different historic historians.
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