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The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Attila [electronic resource]

edited by Michael Maas, Rice University
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Language
English
Variant Title
Age of Attila
Series
Cambridge Companions to the Ancient World
ISBN
9781107021754 (hardcover), 9781107633889 (pbk.)
Contents
  • Part I. The Roman Empire
  • Reversals of fortune: an overview of the Age of Attila / Michael Maas
  • Government and mechanisms of control, east and west / Geoffrey Greatrex
  • Urban and rural economies in the Age of Attila / Peter Sarris
  • Mediterranean cities in the fifth century: elites, christianizing, and the barbarian influx / Kenneth G. Holum
  • Big cities and the dynamics of the Mediterranean during the fifth century / Raymond Van Dam
  • Dynasty and aristocracy in the fifth century / Brian Croke
  • Military developments in the fifth century / Hugh Elton
  • Law and legal culture in the Age of Attila / Caroline Humfress
  • Romanness in the Age of Attila / Jonathan P. Conant
  • Part II. Attila and the world around Rome
  • The steppe world and the rise of the Huns / Étienne de la Vaissière
  • Neither conquest nor settlement: Attila's empire and its impact / Christopher Kelly
  • The huns and barbarian Europe / Peter Heather
  • Captivity among the barbarians and its impact on the fate of the Roman Empire / Noel Lenski
  • Migrations, ethnic groups, and state building / Walter Pohl
  • Kingdoms of north Africa / Andy Merrills
  • The reinvention of Iran: the Sasanian Empire and the huns / Richard Payne
  • Part III. Religious and cultural transformation
  • Ascetics and monastics in the early fifth century / Susanna Elm
  • Religious doctrine and ecclesiastical change in the time of Leo the Great / Susan Wessel
  • Christian sermons against pagans: the evidence from Augustine's sermons on the new year and on the sack of Rome in 410 / Michele Renee Salzman
  • Mediterranean jews in a christianizing empire / Joseph E. Sanzo and Ra'anan Boustan
  • Ordering intellectual life / Edward Watts
  • Real and imagined geography / Scott Fitzgerald Johnson.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
  • Source of series: Publisher's Website.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 425-467) and index.
Series Statement
[Cambridge companions to the ancient world]
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