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    DescriptionThe Roman Government of Britain is a completely rewritten version of Professor Birley's Fasti of Roman Britain (1981), with biographical entries for all higher officials from AD 43 to 409. Several new governors, legionary legates, tribunes, procurators, and fleet prefects are included, and the entries for those previously known revised; and in this edition translations of all sources have been added. Introductory sections deal with career-structures in the principate and the changed system of the late empire. Evidence for imperial visits is also quoted and discussed. The work provides a full conspectus of all the literary, epigraphic, and numismatic sources for the history of Roman rule in Britain.


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    Title
    The Roman Government of Britain
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Anthony R. Birley
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 548
    Width: 164 mm
    Height: 242 mm
    Thickness: 34 mm
    Weight: 983 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780199252374
    ISBN 10: 0199252378
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD1, HBLA
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15540
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 936.104
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 936.1/04
    LC classification: DA145 .B624 2005
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    Thema V1.0: NHD, NHC
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    01 December 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    Anthony R. Birley is Chairman of Trustees, Vindolanda Trust.
    Review quote
    A fine piece of scholarship, for which Birely and his helpers in Germany and Vindolanda are to be congratulated and thanked. John F. Drinkwater, Latomus, LXVII 2008 Its predecessor was something for an enquirer to take off the shelf with hope, returning it without disappointment; the new version joins that class Greece and Rome A full conspectus of all the literary, epigraphy, and numismatic sources for the history of Roman rule in Britain. Times Literary Supplement
    Table of contents
    1. High officials of the undivided province, 43-c.213 ; 2. From Caracalla to Carinus, c.213-285 ; 3. Carausius and Allectus, 286-296 ; 4. The last century of Roman rule