Humfress, Caroline (2007) Law and justice in the later Roman Empire. In: Gwynn, D.M. (ed.) A.H.M. Jones and the Later Roman Empire. Brill's Series on the Early Middle Ages 15. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 121-142. ISBN 9789004163836.
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Book synopsis: The appearance in 1964 of A.H.M. Jones’ The Later Roman Empire 284–602: A Social, Economic, and Administrative Survey transformed the study of the Late Antique world. In this volume a number of leading scholars reassess the impact of Jones’ great work, the influences that shaped his scholarship, and the legacy he left for later generations. Jones’ historical method, his fundamental knowledge of Late Roman political, social, economic and religious structures, and his famous assessment of the Decline and Fall of Rome are re-examined here in the light of modern research. This volume offers a valuable aid to academics and students alike who seek to better understand and exploit the priceless resource that is the Later Roman Empire.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|School or Research Centre:||Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > History, Classics and Archaeology|
|Depositing User:||Dr Caroline Humfress|
|Date Deposited:||19 Jul 2012 12:57|
|Last Modified:||17 Apr 2013 12:33|
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