Empire of Honour: The Art of Government in the Roman World

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Jon Lendon offers a bold new analysis of how Roman government worked in the first four centuries AD. He contends that a despotism rooted in force and fear enjoyed widespread support among the ruling classes of the provinces on the basis of an aristocratic culture of honor shared by rulers and ruled.

Empire of Honour: The Art of Government in the Roman World 2001, OUP Oxford, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199247639

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Empire of Honour: The Art of Government in the Roman World 1997, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198150794

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