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During this vigorous and precise research, Beth Severy examines the connection among the emergence of the Roman Empire and the prestige and position of this kinfolk in Roman society. The relations is positioned in the social and historic context of the transition from republic to empire, from Augustus' upward thrust to sole energy into the early reign of his successor Tiberius.
The papyri of Egypt provide a wealthy and complicated photo of this significant Roman province and supply an unprecedented perception into how a Roman province really labored. in addition they manage to pay for a beneficial window into old monetary habit and way of life. This examine is the 1st systematic remedy of the position of land shipping in the monetary lifetime of Roman Egypt, a regular financial job on the heart of the economic system not just of Egypt yet of the Roman global.
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