In this collection specialist authors consider the growth and workings of the Roman Empire from the end of the first war with Carthage, to the accession of Septimus Severus, through such aspects as Roman governors, cities, non-urban areas and client kings.
David Braund is Professor of Ancient History, and head of the Classics and Ancient History department at the University of Exeter. His particular specialism lies in the Black Sea region, especially Russia, Ukraine and Georgia, and he speaks Russian and Georgian fluently. His books include 'The Administration of the Roman Empire' (Exeter, 1988); 'Georgia in Antiquity: A History of Transcaucasian Georgia, 550 BC-AD 562' (Oxford, 1994); 'Ruling Roman Britain: Kings, Queens, Governors and Emperors from Caesar to Agricola' (Routledge, 1996).
List of contributors David Braund W.S. Harrison Joyce Reynolds
... well worth reading by scholars, teachers and students ... should appeal to anybody interested in how Rome managed to administer so extensive and diverse an empire.
Mason Hammond, Classical World