Between Rome and Persia: The Middle Euphrates, Mesopotamia and Palmyra under Roman control, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Between Rome and Persia

The Middle Euphrates, Mesopotamia and Palmyra under Roman control, 1st Edition

By Peter Edwell

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320 pages

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This detailed history of explores Rome’s interaction with its Persian neighbour and enemy from the first century BC to the third century AD. Peter Edwell takes the innovative approach in treating the area in regional terms, giving more nuanced interpretations than are available in broader treatments of the Roman Near East.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Rome on the Euphrates and in Mesopotamia ca. 65 BC to AD 165 2. Rome and Palmyra ca. 65 BC to AD 165 3. The Province of Mesopotamia and the Division of Syria under the Severans 4. Roman Military Organisation of the Middle Euphrates, Palmyra and Mesopotamia ca. AD 200–257 5. Conflict Between Rome and Sasanian Persia Involving the Middle Euphrates and Mesopotamia 6. Palmyra and Rome: AD 260–72

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS002020
HISTORY / Ancient / Rome
SOC003000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology