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Empire, 27 B.C. - 476 A.D.

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  • Die Adoptivkaiserby Oliver Schipp; Kai Brodersen

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 163.57

    Als Adoptivkaiser werden die sechs römischen Kaiser Nerva, Trajan, Hadrian, Antoninus Pius, Marc Aurel und Lucius Verus bezeichnet, da sie ihren Nachfolger jeweils adoptierten. Durch die Adoption sollte gewährleistet werden, dass der nachfolgende Kaiser allein aufgrund seiner Fähigkeiten ausgewählt wurde. Nur der Beste sollte dazu bestimmt sein, Kaiser... more...

  • Die Zeit der Flavierby Stefan Pfeiffer; Uwe Puschner; Martin Kintzinger; Kai Brodersen

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 163.57

    Nach dem Selbstmord Neros und den Wirren des sogenannten Vierkaiserjahres gelangte mit Vespasian ein Herrscher auf den Kaiserthron, der es verstand, binnen kurzer Zeit die zerrütteten Finanzen des Römischen Reiches zu konsolidieren und eine glanzvolle neue Dynastie zu errichten. Bei seinem Tod im Jahr 79 hinterließ der neue Kaiser seinem Nachfolger... more...

  • From Rome to Byzantiumby Michael Grant

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Byzantium was dismissed by Gibbon, in the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, and his Victorian successors as a decadent, dark, oriental culture, given up to intrigue, forbidden pleasure and refined cruelty. This great empire, founded by Constantine as the seat of power in the East began to flourish in the fifth century AD, after the fall of Rome,... more...

  • Crises and the Roman Empireby Olivier Hekster; Gerda de Kleijn; Danielle Slootjes

    BRILL 2007; US$ 188.00

    Presents the proceedings of the seventh workshop of the international thematic network Impact of Empire, which concentrates on the history of the Roman Empire. This volume brings together ancient historians, archaeologists, and classicists to focus on the impact that crises had on the development and functioning of the Empire. more...

  • The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empireby Edward Gibbon

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    With notes by the Rev. H. H. MilmanThe History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire was written by English historian Edward Gibbon and published in six volumes. Volume I was published in 1776, and went through six printings. Volumes II and III were published in 1781; volumes IV, V, VI in 1788-89. The original volumes were published in quarto... more...

  • Der Fall Roms und seine Wiederauferstehungen in Antike und Mittelalterby Henriette Harich-Schwarzbauer; Karla Pollmann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00

    This collection of essays analyzes the construction of the ?fall? of Rome from a range of perspectives native to different disciplines. Subjects addressed include comparable discourses dating from the earlier history of Rome, the perception of this historical moment by writers living at the time it occurred, and its reception in Byzantium and Western... more...

  • The Fall of the Roman Empireby Peter Heather

    Oxford University Press, USA 2005; US$ 18.99

    The death of the Roman Empire is one of the perennial mysteries of world history. Now, in this groundbreaking book, Peter Heather proposes a stunning new solution: Centuries of imperialism turned the neighbors Rome called barbarians into an enemy capable of dismantling an Empire that had dominated their lives for so long.A leading authority on the... more...

  • Of Jewish Raceby Renzo Modiano; Susan Walker; Mirna Cicioni

    Vagabond Voices 2013; US$ 5.82

    On 16 October 1943, the German army tore 1,056 Jewish Italians from their homes, from their lives and loves, from their routine and familiar objects, and from their home city of Rome. The author of this book was not amongst them, because his father had prepared their flight. He was a Jewish boy of seven on the run and moving from house to house. He... more...

  • Spätantike und Völkerwanderungby Jochen Martin

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2001; US$ 350.00

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  • Die Stadt als Museum?by Ralf Behrwald

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 98.00

    Die Stadt Rom und ihre Monumente waren in der Spätantike für Kaiser, Senatorenstand und christliche Autoren Bezugspunkt der Selbstdarstellung und Fixpunkt des eigenen Geschichtsbildes. Doch waren sie es für diese Protagonisten nicht in gleicher Weise. Verschiedene Geschichtsbilder bestimmten nicht nur die Auswahl der Monumente, denen das jeweilige... more...