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The Transition to Late Antiquity, on the Danube and Beyond

Andrew Poulter


This book provides a significant insight into the changes that occurred in the late Roman period and which shaped the emergence of early medieval Europe. The book provides detail regarding the changes in the character of urbanism, military organization and the rural landscape which separate the Roman Empire from Late Antiquity (first to early seventh centuries AD). Some chapters focus on the lower Danube, others provide comparative studies which range from northern Italy and Pannonia to Greece, western Asia Minor and as far east as the Euphrates. These chapters compare the results of different ... More

Keywords: Europe, urbanism, military organization, rural landscape, Roman Empire, Late Antiquity, lower Danube, Pannonia, Greece, Asia Minor

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Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780197264027
Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2012 DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197264027.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew Poulter, editor
Department of Archaeology, University of Nottingham

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