The Early Roman Empire in the East [Paperback]

Susan Alcock (Author)

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ISBN: 9781900188524 | Published by: Oxbow Books | Year of Publication: 2010 | Language: English 160p, figs




The Early Roman Empire in the East

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A group of essays that trace the development of Roman influence in the eastern parts of the empire. Contents include: Urbanization ( Greg Woolf ); Roman colonies in the province of Achaia ( A Rizakis ); Syrian desert ( M Gawlikowski ); The Syrian countryside ( G Tate ); Jewish rural settlement ( Y Hirschfield ); Roman relations with the Persicus sinus ( D T Potts ); The Imperial image ( C B Rose ); The Black Sea region ( David Braund ); Funerary monuments in Asia Minor ( Sarah Cormack ); Tomb architecture at Palmyra ( A Schmidt-Colinet ); Pilgrimage, religion and visual culture in the East ( Jas Elsner ).

Table of Contents

Urbanization (Greg Woolf)
Roman colonies in the province of Achaia (A Rizakis)
Syrian desert (M Gawlikowski)
The Syrian countryside (G Tate)
Jewish rural settlement (Y Hirschfield)
Roman relations with the Persicus sinus (D T Potts)
The Imperial image (C B Rose)
The Black Sea region (David Braund)
Funerary monuments in Asia Minor (Sarah Cormack)
Tomb architecture at Palmyra (A Schmidt-Colinet)
Pilgrimage, religion and visual culture in the East (Jas Elsner)

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