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The Roman Near East, 31 B.C.-A.D. 337 /

by Millar, Fergus.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1993Description: xxix, 587 p. : maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0674778855; 9780674778856; 0674778863 (pbk.); 9780674778863 (pbk.).Subject(s): Middle East -- History -- To 622 | Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D | Moyen-Orient -- Histoire -- Jusqu'� 622 | Rome -- Histoire -- 30 av. J.-C.-476 (Empire)Summary: From Augustus to Constantine, the Roman Empire in the Near East expanded step by step, southward to the Red Sea and eastward across the Euphrates to the Tigris. In a remarkable work of interpretive history, Fergus Millar shows us this world as it was forged into the Roman provinces of Judea, Arabia, Mesopotamia, and Syria. His book conveys the magnificent sweep of history as well as the rich diversity of peoples, religions, and languages that intermingle in the Roman Near East.
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From Augustus to Constantine, the Roman Empire in the Near East expanded step by step, southward to the Red Sea and eastward across the Euphrates to the Tigris. In a remarkable work of interpretive history, Fergus Millar shows us this world as it was forged into the Roman provinces of Judea, Arabia, Mesopotamia, and Syria. His book conveys the magnificent sweep of history as well as the rich diversity of peoples, religions, and languages that intermingle in the Roman Near East.

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