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The Decline of the Ancient World





ISBN 9780582483095
Published July 14, 1975 by Routledge
422 Pages

 
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Book 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

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