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Jean-Louis Voisin is Senior Lecturer at the University of Bourgogne.
Yann Le Bohec is Professor at the University of Lyon III.
David Cherry is Professor of History at Montana State University, Bozeman.
Donald G. Kyle is Professor of History at the University of Texas at Arlington.
Eleni Manolaraki is Assistant Professor of Classics at the University of South Florida.
Table of Contents
|List of Plates|
|List of Figures|
|List of Genealogical Tables|
|Preface to the Third Edition|
|Preface to the Second Edition|
|Preface to the First Edition|
|The Sources for Roman History|
|Rome and the Mediterranean|
|The Origins of the Roman Miracle|
|From the Origins to the Empire|
|Italy before Rome|
|The Peoples of Primitive Italy|
|The Cultures of Primitive Italy|
|The East's Grip on the West|
|The Formation of Rome: From Romulus to the Tarquins|
|Latin and Sabine Kings|
|The Religion of Archaic Rome|
|The Young Republic: The Fifth and Fourth Centuries bc|
|The Birth of the Republic|
|The Decemvirs and their Task|
|In Search of Equilibrium (449-312 bc)|
|The Republic's Institutions at the End of the Fourth Century|
|The Growth of the Republic: War and Conquest in the Third Century bc|
|Economy, Society, Army|
|The Conquest of Central and Southern Italy|
|The Hellenization of Art and Religion|
|The Punic Wars|
|Gladitorial Combat: Rise and Early Development|
|Consequences of Conquest: the Second Century bc|
|Roman Imperialism: The Grip of the West on the East|
|Roman Triumphs: Spectacles of Military Victory|
|The Economic, Social, and Political Consequences of the Conquests|
|Cultural and Spiritual Consequences|
|Crisis of the Republic: The First Century bc|
|Personal Ambitions and the Civil Wars|
|Spectacles in the Late Republic: Festivals, Celebrations, and Games|
|The End of the Republic: The Second Triumvirate: Toward a New Order|
|Rome, Master of the World|
|The Roman World in 31-28 bc|
|Actium and its Aftermath|
|Rome and Italy|
|Beyond the Frontiers|
|Augustus: The Birth of the Imperial Regime: 29 bc-ad 14|
|The Formation of the Principate|
|The Emperor and his Entourage|
|A Hierarchy of Offices|
|The Army and its Conquests|
|The Administration of the Empire|
|Augustus: Showman and Gamesmaster of Rome|
|The Julio-Claudians: The System Under Stress, ad 14-68|
|Constants and Innovations|
|Development of the Administration|
|The Flavians: Consolidating the Imperial Order, ad 68-96|
|Return of the Civil Wars?|
|The "Bourgeois" Empire of Vespasian and Titus|
|Domitian and Tyranny (ad 81-96)|
|A Developing Municipal Life and a Changing Society|
|The Antonine Empire, ad 96-192|
|Italy in Decline, the Provinces Expanding|
|A Mediterranean Economy|
|Spectacles and the Roman Empire|
|The African and Syrian Emperors, ad 193-235|
|The Crisis of 193-197|
|Septimius Severus and his Sons|
|Macrinus, Elagabalus, Severus Alexander|
|Provincial Upsurge and the Orientalization of the Empire?|
|Another Roman World (Third to Fifth Century)|
|The Nature of the Times|
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