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Imperial Ideology and Provincial Loyalty in the Roman Empire

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Description for Imperial Ideology and Provincial Loyalty in the Roman Empire Paperback. The Roman empire remains unique. Although Rome claimed to rule the world, it did not. This title argues that the longevity of the empire rested not on Roman military power but on a gradually realized consensus that Roman rule was justified. Series: Classics and Contemporary Thought. Num Pages: 520 pages, 7 b/w photographs. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 225 x 156 x 38. Weight in Grams: 792.
The Roman empire remains unique. Although Rome claimed to rule the world, it did not. Rather, its uniqueness stems from the culture it created and the loyalty it inspired across an area that stretched from the Tyne to the Euphrates. Moreover, the empire created this culture with a bureaucracy smaller than that of a typical late-twentieth-century research university. In approaching this problem, Clifford Ando does not ask the ever-fashionable question, Why did the Roman empire fall? Rather, he asks, Why did the empire last so long? Imperial Ideology and Provincial Loyalty in the Roman Empire argues that the longevity of ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Number of pages
515
Condition
New
Series
Classics and Contemporary Thought
Number of Pages
520
Place of Publication
Berkerley, United States
ISBN
9780520280168
SKU
V9780520280168
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About Clifford Ando
Clifford Ando is David B. and Clara E. Stern Professor of Classics, History, and Law at the University of Chicago. He is also Research Fellow in the Department of Classics and World Languages at the University of South Africa.

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