Franz Steiner Verlag


Ihr Warenkorb ist leer

Titel Altertumswissenschaften

Inhaltsverzeichnis Probekapitel
EUR 44,00
Preise jeweils
inklusive MwSt.

Lieferung innerhalb Deutschlands versandkostenfrei.
Lieferung ins Ausland zuzüglich Versandkosten.

Valerij Gouschin (Hrsg.), Peter John Rhodes (Hrsg.)

Deformations and Crises of Ancient Civil Communities

194 p., 5 b/w ill.
soft cover
ISBN 978-3-515-11162-1


This volume results from a conference of Russian and British scholars of ancient history. It studies crises of various kinds in the history of civil communities in the Graeco-Roman world.

Some chapters concern the main lines of Greek and Roman political development: instability in the Greek cities, the adaptation of aristocrats to the democracy of Athens, empire and crisis in fourth-century Greece; in the Roman Republic the dictatorship, the tribunate, changes in institutional arrangements which had far-reaching but unforeseen consequences; also in Rome the transition from the Middle to the Late Empire.

Others focus on particular episodes where new interpretations are possible: a 'crisis of the pyramid-builders' in Egypt which Herodotus misdated by more than a millennium; two problematic episodes in the hellenistic world, concerning Caunus, and Cius and Myrlea; in the Roman world, in connection with the transition from the Republic to the Principate an examination (particularly suitable for a Russian conference) of the interpretations of Russian scholars a century ago, and, finally, the survival of Neoplatonic communities in the Late Empire.

> Titelinformation (pdf)


Raimund Schulz & Uwe Walter, Geschichte in Wissenschaft und Unterricht 69, 2018/1-2

Stefan Fraß, H-Soz-Kult, 19.09.2016

Gregory K. Golden, The Ancient History Bulletin 6, 2016

Nach oben