Aurelian and the Third Century (Paperback)
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Short Description for Aurelian and the Third Century A biography of the emperor who contributed more to the recovery of the Roman Empire than any other individual of his time.
- Published: 01 February 2004
- Format: Paperback 328 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780415301879 ISBN 10: 0415301874
- Sales rank: 520,096
Full description for Aurelian and the Third Century
Aurelian and the Third Century provides a re-evaluation, in the light of recent scholarship, of the difficulties facing the Roman empire in the AD 260s and 270s, concentrating upon the reign of the Emperor Aurelian and his part in summoning them. With introduction examining the situation in the mid third century, the book is divided into two parts: * Part 1: deals chronologically with the military and political events of the period from 268 to 276 * Part 2: analyzes the other achievements and events of Aurelian's reign and assesses their importance. A key supplement to the study of the Roman Empire.