1st Edition

The Decline of the Ancient World

By A.H.M. Jones Copyright 1966
    422 Pages
    by Routledge

    422 Pages
    by Routledge

    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.

    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?
    List of Maps


    A.H.M. Jones