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The Provinces of the Roman Empire The Provinces Of The Roman Empire From Caesar To Diocletian, Published As Volume 5 Of His History Of Rome, Is A Description Of All Roman Regions During The Early Imperial Period Altho We Tend To View The Roman Empire History As That Of Rome Itself, Mommsen Argues That The True Destiny Drama Of The Roman Ideal Was Enacted In The Provinces, Rippling Out From The City Thru Italy Into The Whole Mediterranean World Roman Ideals Of Civilization Were Realized Thru Conquest Expansion, Creating A Two Way Street In Which Roman Law Custom Were Tempered Changed By Outside Contact Describing The Widening Sphere Of Roman Influence, He 1st Examines The Acquisiton Control Of Gaul, Spain, Britain The Lands Along The Danube, As Well As Greece Asia Minor Then He Discusses Rome S Difficult Domination Of The Present Day Middle East, N Africa The Frontiers Along The Euphrates He Reminds Us That Great Poets Philosophers, As Well As Several Emperors, Came From The Provinces, Demonstrating That The Imperial Glory Played Itself Out Well Beyond The City S Borders.


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  1. says:

    Studying the history of Rome as a hobby since taking a couple of years of Latin in high school, Theodor Mommsen s name came up again and again Although an historian of the 19th century, this, volume five of his History of Rome, still stands as a foundational overview of the imperial provinces.


  2. says:

    bought this three years ago, ages before I had my plan of reading Gibbon from start to finish, but at a time when I had vague thoughts of another project which in the end I gave up on before I started reading books by winners of the Nobel Prize for Literature One of the reasons I gave up, of course, was that in its earliest phase the prize often went to worthy but unexciting writers The second laureate, after French poet Sully Prudhomme, was German bought this three years ago, ages before I had my plan of reading Gibbon from start to finish, but at a time when I had vague thoughts of another project which in the end I gave up on before I started reading books by winners of the Nobel Prize for Literature One of the reasons I gave up, of course, was that in its earliest phase the prize often went to worthy but unexciting writers The se...