The Roman World 44 BC AD 180

The Roman World BC AD This volume provides a comprehensive outline of the Roman world from BC to AD the period from the death of Julius Caesar to Marcus Aurelius Goodman presents a lucid and balanced picture of the

  • Title: The Roman World 44 BC AD 180
  • Author: Martin Goodman Jane Sherwood
  • ISBN: 9780415049702
  • Page: 444
  • Format: Paperback
  • This volume provides a comprehensive outline of the Roman world from 44 BC to AD 180, the period from the death of Julius Caesar to Marcus Aurelius Goodman presents a lucid and balanced picture of the Roman world, examining the Roman Empire from a variety of perspectives cultural, political, civic, social and religious Goodman s volume represents a broad approach to thThis volume provides a comprehensive outline of the Roman world from 44 BC to AD 180, the period from the death of Julius Caesar to Marcus Aurelius Goodman presents a lucid and balanced picture of the Roman world, examining the Roman Empire from a variety of perspectives cultural, political, civic, social and religious Goodman s volume represents a broad approach to the study of the Roman Empire, exploring the influence of the provinces and the fringes of the Empire on Rome, and the effects of Rome on the provinces and the emergence within pagan society of rabbinic Judaism and Christianity The Roman World 44 BC AD 180 will be of vital interest to the student of Roman history and civilization.

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  • Martin Goodman Jane Sherwood

    Librarian Note There is than one author in the database with this name.Martin David Goodman is a historian and writer on Roman history and the history of the Jews in the Roman period.

  • 229 Comments

  • This is a fine book, packed with detailed information, nicely arranged in a series of topics. Clearly writttn, it's a bit on the dry side -- not exactly a pageturner but well worth the sometimes laborious turn of the page.


  • Goodman provides clear historical narrative to a pivotal period of the Roman World. His work (notably shorter than many in the Rutledge series!) includes a concise historical description of the period in the first part of the book, and retains the second half of the book for special topics of sociological, religious, and cultural significance. Among these is a notable excursus on the history of Palestine during this period (a topic that he is well-known for), and provides his famous treatment of [...]


  • Goodman has written an incisive survey of the Roman world. He looks at both the rule of the emperor (essentially a military autocracy) and how control was exerted over the vast area that Imperial Rome encompassed. I particularly enjoyed his review of how the Empire functioned in each region. The variety of institutional settings and the reaction to the exercise of control was fascinating. He ends by looking at paganism, Judaism and Christianity in the early Empire period. All in all a wonderful [...]


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