The City in late antiquity / edited by John Rich

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Subjects: Cities and towns--Rome
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 1992
Series: Leicester-Nottingham studies in ancient society v. 3
Leicester-Nottingham studies in ancient society v. 3
LC Classification: H, HT
Physical Description: x, 204 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Notes on contributors
Preface
Abbreviations
1. The end of the ancient city / Wolfgang Liebeschuetz 1
2. The survival and fall of the classical city in Late Roman Africa / Claude Lepelley 50
3. Christianity and the city in Late Roman Gaul / Jill Harries 77
4. The use and abuse of urbanism in the Danubian provinces during the Later Roman Empire / Andrew Poulter 99
5. The end of the city in Roman Britain / Richard Reece 136
6. 'The cities are not populated as once they were' / Philip Dixon 145
7. Public buildings and urban change in northern Italy in the early mediaeval period / Cristina La Rocca 161
8. Antioch: from Byzantium to Islam and back again / Hugh Kennedy 181
Index 199
Additional Authors: Rich, John, 1944-
Notes: LCCN: 91036367
ISBN: 041506855X
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: The end of the ancient city / Wolfgang Liebeschuetz -- The survival and fall of the classical city in Late Roman Africa / Claude Lepelley -- Christianity and the city in Late Roman Gaul / Jill Harries -- The use and abuse of urbanism in the Danubian provinces during the Later Roman Empire / Andrew Poulter -- The end of the city in Roman Britain / Richard Reece -- 'The cities are not populated as once they were' / Philip Dixon -- Public buildings and urban change in northern Italy in the early mediaeval period / Cristina La Rocca -- Antioch : from Byzantium to Islam and back again / Hugh Kennedy
OCLC Number: 24627612
ISBN/ISSN: 041506855X