1st Edition

Rome's Eastern Trade
International Commerce and Imperial Policy 31 BC - AD 305

ISBN 9780415620130
Published March 14, 2011 by Routledge
320 Pages

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Book Description

Utilising new archaeological research, the author questions the traditionally held view that the imperial government had a strong political interest in eastern trade. Instead, he argues that their primary motivation was the tax income.