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By David Hernandez De La Fuente, Ana De Francisco Heredero, Susana Torres Prieto

The current quantity offers a number of the most up-to-date study traits within the learn of past due Antiquity within the jap Roman Empire from a multi-disciplinary point of view, encompassing not just social, fiscal and political heritage, but additionally philology, philosophy and felony background. the quantity makes a speciality of the interplay among the outer edge and the center of the japanese Empire and the kin among jap Romans and Barbarians in numerous geographical parts, through the approximate millennium that elapsed among the autumn of Rome and the autumn of Constantinople, with targeted recognition paid to the sooner interval. through introducing the reader to a few cutting edge and ground-breaking new theories, the participants to the current quantity, an enticing mix of top students of their respective fields and younger researchers with cutting edge rules, provide a clean and thought-provoking exam of Byzantium in the course of overdue Antiquity and past.

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