A Companion to the Roman Empire by David S. Potter
(Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World)

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A Companion to the Roman Empire provides readers with a guide both to Roman imperial history and to the field of Roman studies, taking account of the most recent discoveries. * This Companion brings together thirty original essays guiding readers through Roman imperial history and the field of Roman studies * Shows that Roman imperial history is a compelling and vibrant subject * Includes significant new contributions to various areas of Roman imperial history * Covers the social, intellectual, economic and cultural history of the Roman Empire * Contains an extensive bibliography

About David S. Potter

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David Potter is Professor of Greek and Latin at the University of Michigan. He has published extensively on the history of the Roman world and appeared on many television programmes concerned with the history of Rome. His most recent publications include Life, Death and Entertainment in the Roman Empire (co-edited with David J. Mattingly, 1999), Literary Texts and the Roman Historian (1999) and The Roman Empire at Bay, AD 180-39 (2004)
Published June 9, 2008 by Wiley-Blackwell. 724 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction