The Cambridge Ancient History, Volume 11

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Alan K. Bowman, Peter Garnsey, Dominic Rathbone
Cambridge University Press, 1982
 

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Contents

Nerva to Hadrian
84
Hadrian to the Antonines
132
GOVERNMENT AND CIVIL
195
s Emperor Senate and magistrates
214
The growth of administrative posts
238
Provincial administration and finance
266
Frontiers
293
The army
320
Personnel
731
Companies and guilds
735
Commercial finance
736
Governmental intervention and its limits
738
The character and scale of Roman trade
739
Changes over 120 years
740
Industry and technology
741
Technology
754

Local and provincial institutions and government
344
Rebels and outsiders
361
Outlaws aliens and outcasts
382
Rome and Italy
405
Spain
444
Gaul
462
Religious practices
486
Roman Germany
496
R▄GER Rheinisches Landesmuseum Trier
504
Africa
514
Cities
539
Cyrenaica
547
Britain
559
The Danube provinces
577
Greece and Asia Minor
604
by MAURICE Sartre Professor of Ancient History Franšois Rabelais University of Tours I The integration of the client states and the process of provi...
635
indigenous societies
641
The spread of the civic model and the urbanization of the region
649
The success of the artisan class and the apogee of Syrian trade
656
Judaea
664
The rebuilding of Judaea
665
The diaspora revolt under Trajan
669
The Bar Kochba War
671
Jewish settlement 135193
674
Religious changes
677
The land
679
Climate and crop
680
Expansion and innovation in agriculture
692
Social and geographical distribution of property
695
Management and labour
702
Productivity
706
Trade
710
The geographical setting
713
Commercial transport
714
Commodities
716
The geographical patterns of trade
729
Conclusions
766
Commerce and finance
769
Demography
787
by BRUCE W FRIER Professor of Classical Studies University of Michigan I Mortality
788
Fertility
797
Migration
808
Population
811
Status and patronage
817
Legitimation of the ordines
819
Wealth exploitation and classes
822
Status and competition
827
Social mobility
834
Patronage
838
Social change
851
Family and household
855
The family in law and in practice
857
Kin beyond the household
868
Lineage and inheritance
870
Conclusion
874
Literacy
875
An empire of words?
891
Literature and sophistic
898
Philosophy
922
Medicine
943
Art and architecture
966
Religion
984
Chronological table
1009
Frequently cited works
1019
Government and civil administration chapters 47
1034
The empire chapters 811
1042
Rome Italy and the provinces chapters 1222
1056
Economy and society chapters 239
1107
Art and culture chapters 305
1142
Index
1162
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