3 edition of The elite of Roman Africa found in the catalog.
The elite of Roman Africa
Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-318).
|LC Classifications||HT647.A355 I35 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||318 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||318|
|LC Control Number||00690403|
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Gareth Sears is a specialist on Roman North Africa and the late Roman period and a member of the Cyrenaica Archaeological project, an international mission for the study of the Roman city of Cyrene in Libya/5(3). Christianity in Roman Africa covers the modern day countries of Morocco, Algeria, Libya, and Tunisia.
Husband and wife writing team, J. Patout Burns, and Robin M. Jensen, began the quest for the book in After a trip to Tunisia inthe book began to come together/5(7).
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About the Author. The elite of Roman Africa book Winsbury has a PhD in classical studies from London University. He has worked at the Financial Times, the Daily Telegraph and the BBC, and as a self-employed publisher, editor and journalist.
He has also taught at City University, Imperial College, and Birkbeck College, by: Between the first century BC and the fourth century AD, several expeditions and explorations to Lake Chad and western Africa were conducted by groups of military and commercial units of Romans who moved across the Sahara and into the interior of Africa and its coast.
The primary motivation for the expeditions was to secure sources of gold and spices. Roman Africa may refer to the following areas of Northern Africa which were part of the Imperium Romanum and/or the Western/Byzantine successor empires. in the unified Roman empire. Africa (Roman province), with the great metropolis Carthage later restricted to Africa Proconsularis (which would be split into Tripolitania, Africa Byzacena and Africa Zeugitana).
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Africa, in ancient Roman history, the first North African territory of Rome, at times roughly corresponding to modern Tunisia.
It was acquired in bc after the destruction of Carthage at the end of the Third Punic War. Initially, the province comprised the territory that had been subject to. Book Description. This volume has its origin in the 14th University of South Africa Classics Colloquium in which the topic and title of the event were inspired by Josiah Ober’s seminal work Mass and Elite in Democratic Athens ().
Indeed the influence this work has had on later research in all aspects of the Greek and Roman world is reflected by the diversity of the.
Africa Proconsularis was a Roman province on the northwest African coast that was established in BC following the defeat of Carthage in the Third Punic War. It roughly comprised the territory of present-day Tunisia, the northeast of Algeria, and the coast of western Libya along the Gulf of l: Zama Regia, then Carthago.
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"Africa," originally a Roman term, meant Tunisia long before it meant anything else. Archaeologists have uncovered Roman cities in the fertile farmlands of northern Tunisia, where the vast.
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The series focuses on Draka (later The Domination), a totalitarian, expansionist nation Author: S.M. Stirling. The Roman military presence in North Africa was relatively small, consisting of ab total troops, mostly auxiliaries in Numidia and the two Mauretanian provinces.
Legio III Augusta was stationed in Africa and protected the borders for over 4 centuries, still being present in the early 5th century AD. Classical Greek and Roman writers refer to all of Sudanic and Sub-Saharan Africa as 'Aethiopia', while the term 'Africa' originally referred only to the Maghreb region on the northwestern coast of the continent.
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