This volume presents fourteen papers by Roman archaeologists and historians discussing approaches to the economic history of Pompeii, and the role of the Pompeian evidence in debates about the Roman e ... 続きを読む
Edward Gibbon's presentation of character in both the History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire and in his posthumously published Memoirs demonstrates a prevailing interest in the values of ... 続きを読む
Oxford Studies in Ancient Culture & Representation
Ancestry played a continuous role in the construction and portrayal of Roman emperorship in the first three centuries AD. Emperors and Ancestors is the first systematic analysis of the different ways ... 続きを読む
One of the great maxims of history is that it is written by the victors, and nowhere does this find greater support than in the later Roman Empire. Between 284 and 395 AD, no fewer than 37 men claimed ... 続きを読む
Emperors and Usurpers provides an historical commentary for the final books of Cassius Dio's Roman history, with a focus on Dio's role as author and historian, his historical method, and his attitude ... 続きを読む
Eurydice (c.410-340s BCE) played a part in the public life of ancient Macedonia, the first royal Macedonian woman known to have done so, though hardly the last.
She was the wife of Amyntas III, the m ... 続きを読む
The elder Faustina (c. 97 - 140 AD) was the wife of Antonius Pius and the aunt of Marcus Aurelius, and her more prominent daughter, Faustina II (130 - 175), the wife of Marcus Aurelius and the mother ... 続きを読む
The economy of ancient Rome, with its money, complex credit arrangements, and long-range shipping, was surprisingly modern. Yet Romans also exchanged goods and services within a robust system of gifts ... 続きを読む
You know how to win a battle, Hannibal; you do not know how to use the victory!'
Livy's great history of Rome contains, in Books 21 to 30, the definitive ancient account of Hannibal's invasion of ... 続きを読む
The essays in this volume address central problems in the development of Roman imperialism in the third and second century BC. Published in honour of the distinguished Oxford academic Peter Derow, th ... 続きを読む