Through a series of original essays by leading international scholars, The Roman Empire in Context: Historical and Comparative Perspectives
offers a comparative historical analysis of the Roman empire’s role and achievement and, more broadly, establishes Rome’s significance within comparative studies.
- Fills a gap in comparative historical analysis of the Roman empire’s role and achievement
- Features contributions from more than a dozen distinguished scholars from around the world
- Explores the relevance of important comparativist themes of state, empire, and civilization to ancient Rome
Keywords: Ancient Rome, comparative history, state, empire, civilization, Roman history