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War in Late Antiquity

by A. D. Lee

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Wiley-Blackwell .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Social History,
  • World history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient Rome,
  • Ancient - Rome,
  • Military - General,
  • World - General,
  • History / Ancient / General,
  • Medieval,
  • Military art and science,
  • Rome,
  • War and society

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11015565M
    ISBN 100631229256
    ISBN 109780631229254

    The Roman Art of War in Late Antiquity by Philip R Rance, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Late antiquity is a periodization used by historians to describe the time of transition from classical antiquity to the Middle Ages in mainland Europe, the Mediterranean world, and the Near popularization of this periodization in English has generally been credited to historian Peter Brown, after the publication of his seminal work The World of Late Antiquity ().

    Late Antiquity is such a book. Modestly calling itself a guide, this sumptuous volume shows the way not only to exotic and often vanished locales, but also to the emperors and caliphs, kingdoms and dynasties, ascetics and voluptuaries, and even the ordinary citizens of that complex and tortuous half-millennium (from to A.D.) in which.   Military Infrastructure in the Roman Provinces North and South of the Armenian Taurus in Late Antiquity El-Lejjūn: Logistics and Localisation on Rome’s Eastern Frontier in the 6th c. A.D. Wars within the Frontiers: Archaeologies of Rebellion, Revolt and Civil WarCited by:

      —Studies in Late Antiquity“This is an excellent book. Wholly innovative, it dismantles much of the stage and script upon which the fourth-century history of the Roman-Sasanian frontier were thought to have been acted out. History of Europe - History of Europe - Late antiquity: the reconfiguration of the Roman world: The Roman Empire of late antiquity was no longer the original empire of its founder, Augustus, nor was it even the 2nd-century entity of the emperor Marcus Aurelius. In the 3rd century the emperor, who was first called princeps (“first citizen”) and then dominus (“lord”), became divus.


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War in Late Antiquity is the first book to focus on the social impact of warfare and the Roman army from the third to the early seventh century AD. Drawing on the rich and varied source materials for the period, Doug Lee investigates how the prominence of the army and of military affairs in Late Antiquity affected the broader political, War in Late Antiquity book, and social life of the Roman by:   War in Late Antiquity book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The War in Late Antiquity book book to focus on the social impact of warfare and the Roma 4/5(7).

War in Late Antiquity: A Social History offers a good look at certain aspects of the Roman military, although like this book it is primarily intended as a starting point for further research. The Late Roman Army looks at the army itself and its equipment, although they do have some sections on other by: 1.

"War in Late Antiquity is well informed, gives an excellent idea of what the sources are for the subject and treats many technical issues in a balanced and intelligent way. This is a book that anyone can read with profit." –David S. Potter, University of MichiganPrice: $   War in late antiquity: a social history.

Malden, MA ; Oxford: Blackwell Pub. This book: Explores the implications of war and the army in a broad range of areas encompassing politics, the economy, and social life; Pays particular attention to the experience of war from the perspective of non-combatants; Investigates the religious dimension of military life and the role of the army in Pages:   This two-volume publication explores the key factors determining the course and outcome of war in Late Antiquity.

Volume includes a detailed review of strategic and tactical issues and eight comprehensive bibliographic essays, which provide an overview of the literature. Book Review: A.D. Lee, War in Late Antiquity: A Social History, ser. Ancient World at War (Malden, MA; Oxford: Blackwell Pub., ), XXV + pp.

The first book to focus on the social impact of warfare and the Roman army in Late Antiquity. * Explores the implications of war and the army in a broad range of areas encompassing politics, the economy, and social life * Pays particular attention to the experience of war from the perspective of non-combatants * Investigates the religious dimension of military life and the role of the army in 4/5(1).

The relationship between war and the state was always a close one throughout Roman history, but never more so than during late antiquity. During the early Empire the relationship between military and political power was particularly evident in two interrelated areas.

the wider impact of war and the Roman army in late antiquity, and I hope my discussion of them offers new insights not only into warfare and military institutions in this period, but also into many other aspects of the period, in Lee: War in Late Antiquity _3_posttoc Final Proof page xii pm Compositor Name: RVijayaraj xii.

War in Late Antiquity is the first book to focus on the social impact of warfare and the Roman army from the third to the early seventh century AD.

Read more Reviews. The Chronicle of Pseudo-Zachariah Rhetor: Church and War in Late Antiquity Geoffrey Greatrex, Cornelia B. Horn, Sebastian P. Brock, Witold Witakowski, Robert R. Phenix Among the most important sources for the history of the church from the Council of Chalcedon in to the early years of the reign of Justinian is the chronicle attributed.

Cultural and philosophical changes that occurred in late antiquity are essential to our understanding of the world today, but few us know much about that period.

Historian Robin Lane Fox recommends the best books to read to get a good sense of late antiquity. War and Warfare in Late Antiquity (2 vol.

set): Current Perspectives Item Preview. War in Late Antiquity is the first book to focus on the social impact of warfare and the Roman army from the third to the early seventh century AD.

The Chronicle of Pseudo-Zachariah Rhetor: Church and War in Late Antiquity Liverpool University Press Series Volume 55 of Translated texts for historians, ISSN Authors: Pseudo-Zachariah Rhetor, Zacharias (Bishop of Mytilene.), Geoffrey Greatrex: Editors: Geoffrey Greatrex, Sebastian P. Brock, Witold Witakowski: Translated by.

Late Antiquity – broadly defined here as the third to the early seventh century ad – is a period which offers a geopolitical scenario full of intriguing dynamics and possibilities in relation to diplomacy and foreign relations.

In contrast to the early Roman Empire of the first two centuries ad, the late Roman Empire was no longer a great power without serious rivals. The Chronicle of Pseudo-Zachariah Rhetor: Church and War in Late Antiquity Pseudo-Zachariah Rhetor, Geoffrey Greatrex, Robert R.

Phenix, Cornelia B. Horn (transl.) Translated from Syriac and Arabic sources by Geoffrey Greatrex, Robert R. Phenix and Cornelia B. Horn, with introductory material by Sebastian Brock and Witold Witakowski. Part of the Brill series “Late Antiquity”, War and Warfare in Late Antiquity is an invaluable for the serious student of the Roman military, and even the more casual reader in the history of Late Antiquity may find many of these essays of interest.

War in the Final Ages of Classical Antiquity. A look at the conduct of war in the wider “Roman” world during Late Antiquity (c. A.D. Enlightenment scholars, inspired in part by Vegetius, depicted this as a period of Roman military degeneracy, a view challenged in more recent literature.

One of Peter Brown’s first books was a biography of Augustine in He then wrote a book about late antiquity in the early s. He’s an example of someone who wears his learning very lightly.Buy War and Warfare in Late Antiquity (2 vols.): Current Perspectives (Late Antique Archaeology) by Sarantis, Alexander, Christie, Neil (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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