The Roman Empire, 27 B.C.-A.D. 476


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Author  Chester G. Starr
Publisher  Oxford University Press
Publication Date   September 16, 1982
ISBN  0195031296
Pages  218

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In this probing study, Starr covers the whole sweep of imperial Roman history, analyzing the binding forces of government and the army as initiated by Augustus, the maturing of these forces under subsequent emperors, and the eventual collapse of this network in the western provinces. Not simply a chronological summary, the book explores in piquant, telling detail the elements and institutions that shaped the empire's history.

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