Book , Print in English

The Early Roman Empire in the East

edited by Susan E. Alcock.
  • Oxford, England : Oxbow Books, 1997.
  • viii, 212 pages : illustrations maps, plans ; 24 cm.
Subjects
Series
Contents
  • Preface: East is East? / Susan E. Alcock
  • Sect. 1. Urban Structures
  • 1. Roman Urbanization of the East / Greg Woolf
  • 2. Roman Colonies in the Province of Achaia: Territories, Land and Population / A. D. Rizakis
  • Sect. 2. Regional Studies
  • 3. Syrian Desert under the Romans / Michal Gawlikowski
  • 4. Syrian Countryside during the Roman Era / Georges Tate
  • 5. Jewish Rural Settlement in Judaea in the Early Roman Period / Yizhar Hirschfeld
  • 6. Roman Relationship with the Persicus sinus from the Rise of Spasinou Charax (127 BC) to the Reign of Shapur II (AD 309-79) / D. T. Potts
  • Sect. 3. Images and Identities
  • 7. Imperial Image in the Eastern Mediterranean / Charles Brian Rose
  • 8. Greeks and Barbarians: The Black Sea Region and Hellenism under the Early Empire / David Braund
  • 9. Funerary Monuments and Mortuary Practice in Roman Asia Minor / Sarah Cormack
  • 10. Aspects of 'Romanization': The Tomb Architecture at Palmyra and its Decoration / Andreas Schmidt-Colinet
  • 11. Origins of the Icon: Pilgrimage, Religion and Visual Culture in the Roman East as 'Resistance' to the Centre / Jas' Elsner
  • Sect. 4. Afterword
  • View from the West / Martin Millett.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
  • 190018852X (pbk.)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: gb 98015485
  • OCLC: 38224258