Rome in Late Antiquity: Everyday Life and Urban Change, AD 312-609
This books captures Rome's fall and rebirth during this tumultous period. The author details the rise of Christianity and its effects on the city as well as the political and cultural atmosphere. Also inlcludes six maps.
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Looking at the city
Transforming the citys image
War and invasion in the fifth and sixth
The nobility elite of the human race
Tradesmen and plebs
Religion and religiosity
The expansion of Christianity
Material civilisation and mental attitudes
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