Between Rome and Persia: The Middle Euphrates, Mesopotamia and Palmyra Under Roman Control

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Routledge, 2007 - History - 320 pages
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This detailed history of explores Rome’s interaction with its Persian neighbour and enemy from the first century BC to the third century AD. Peter Edwell takes the innovative approach in treating the area in regional terms, giving more nuanced interpretations than are available in broader treatments of the Roman Near East.

 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
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1 ROME ON THE EUPHRATES AND IN MESOPOTAMIA c65 BCc AD 200
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2 PALMYRA AND ROME FROM THE MIDFIRST CENTURY BC TO THE THIRD CENTURY AD
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3 ROMAN MILITARY ORGANIZATION OF THE MIDDLE EUPHRATES IN THE THIRD CENTURY AD
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4 DURA EUROPOS ON THE MIDDLE EUPHRATES IN THE PARTHIAN AND ROMAN PERIODS
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5 CONFLICT BETWEEN ROME AND SASANIAN PERSIA INVOLVING THE MIDDLE EUPHRATES MESOPOTAMIA AND PALMYRA AD 22...
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CONCLUSION
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NOTES
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BIBLIOGRAPHY
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INDEX
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