Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press; 1 edition (October 2, 2006)
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This quantity completes the three-volume number of Fergus Millar's essays, which, along with his books, reworked the research of the Roman Empire through transferring the focal point of inquiry onto the wider Mediterranean international and past. The eighteen essays provided the following contain Millar's vintage contributions to our realizing of the impression of Rome at the peoples, cultures, and religions of the jap Mediterranean, and the level to which Graeco-Roman tradition acted as a car for the self-expression of the indigenous cultures. In an epilogue written to finish the gathering, Millar argues for rethinking the point of interest of "ancient historical past" itself and for contemplating the Levant and the japanese Mediterranean from the 1st millennium B.C. to the Islamic conquests a legitimate scholarly framework and a suitable academic syllabus for the examine of antiquity. English translations of prolonged old passages in Greek, Latin, and Semitic languages in the entire essays make Millar's most vital articles available for the 1st time to experts and nonspecialists alike.
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