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    DescriptionNaphtali Lewis and Meyer Reinhold's Roman Civilization is a classic. Originally published by Columbia University Press in 1955, the authors have undertaken another revision which takes into account recent work in the field. These volumes consist of selected primary documents from ancient Rome, covering a range f over 1,000 years of Roman culture, from the foundation of the city to its sacking by the Goths. The selections cover a broad spectrum of Roman civilization, including literature, philosophy, religion, education, politics, military affairs, and economics. These English translations of literary, inscriptional, and papyrological sources, many of which are available nowhere else, create a mosaic of the brilliance, the beauty, and the power of Rome.


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    Title
    Roman Civilization: Roman Empire v. 2
    Subtitle
    A Sourcebook
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Naphtali Lewis, By (author) Meyer Reinhold
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 674
    Width: 147 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 48 mm
    Weight: 885 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780231071338
    ISBN 10: 0231071337
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, HBLA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAR
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.7T
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    B&T Approval Code: A14202040
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    DC22: 937
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    DC21: 937
    Abridged Dewey: 937
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAR
    LC classification: DG13.L4 19
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: DG13 .L4 1990
    Thema V1.0: NHD, NHC
    Edition
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    Ill.
    Publisher
    Columbia University Press
    Imprint name
    Columbia University Press
    Publication date
    21 November 1990
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Naphtali Lewis is professor of classical studies at Boston University. Meyer Reinhold is University Professor of Classical Studies at Boston University. Both are distinguished classicists and have written numerous books and articles during their careers.
    Review quote
    "A splendid collection of source materials, documentary and epigraphic as well as literary." -- "Oxford History of the Classical World"
    Table of contents
    I. The Roman Peace (A.D. 14-192): Imperial Policy and Administration2. The Roman Peace (A.D. 14-192): Economic Life3. The Roman Peace (A.D. 14-192): Society and Culture4. The Roman Peace (A.D. 14-192): Life in the Municipalities and Provinces5. Women in the Roman World6. The Crisis of the Third Century and the Emergence of the Byzantine State, A.D. 193-3377. The Roman Army8. Roman Law9. The Conflict of Religions and the Triumph of Christianity10. The Last Stand of Paganism and the Consolidation of Christian SocietyII. Coins