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The Decline of the Ancient World

1st Edition

By A.H.M. Jones

Routledge

422 pages

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Paperback: 9780582483095
pub: 1975-07-14
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Description

This celebrated account of the decline of the ancient world describes the fall of the Roman Empire and the beginning of the emergence of the new medieval European order.

Table of Contents

Preface

1. The Sources

2. Background: The Principate

3. Diocletian

4. Constantine

5. The House of Constantine

6. The House of Valentinian

7. The House of Theodosius

8. The Revival of the East and the Fall of the West

9. Justinian

10. The Successors of Justinian

11. The Emperor and his Advisers

12. The Administration

13. Finance

14. Justice

15. The Civil Service

16. The Army

17. The Two Capitals

18. The Cities

19. The Church

20. The Aristocracy

21. The Middle and Lower Classes

22. Agriculture

23. Trade and Industry

24. Religion and Morals

25. Education, Culture and Art

26. Why Did the Western Empire Fall?

Appendices

List of Maps

Index

About the Series

General History of Europe

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
HIS037000
HISTORY / World