By David Gwynn
The looks in 1964 of A.H.M. Jones' "The Later Roman Empire 284-602: A Social, financial, and Administrative Survey" reworked the examine of the past due old global. during this quantity a couple of best students re-examine the effect of Jones' nice paintings, the affects that formed his scholarship, and the legacy he left for later generations. Jones' ancient technique, his basic wisdom of overdue Roman political, social, monetary and spiritual constructions, and his well-known overview of the Decline and Fall of Rome are re-examined the following within the mild of recent learn. This quantity bargains a important reduction to teachers and scholars alike who search to higher comprehend and take advantage of the worthy source that's the Later Roman Empire. members comprise Averil Cameron, Peter Garnsey, David Gwynn, Peter Heather, Caroline Humfress, Luke Lavan, Wolfgang Liebeschuetz, Stefan Rebenich, Alexander Sarantis, Roger Tomlin, Bryan Ward-Perkins, and Michael Whitby.
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Numismatists have studied these intensively, and an historian may perhaps be permitted to say in his opinion they have sometimes attached an excessive significance to this”. 37 Ibid. 80: “historians would like to know technical data which yield objectively certain results”. 38 “Capitatio and Iugatio” (1957) 88: “Among the many fields of Roman history which Mr. Last has illuminated the later Roman Empire is not the least, and it was he who first encouraged me to embark on its study”. arnold hugh martin jones (1904–1970) 17 built an image of himself which he presented to the world”,39 Last’s striking and open character meant that he became a natural source of advice for all studying Roman history in 1920s and 1930s Oxford.
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51 Ibid. 52 “Review of Stein” (1953/4) 352: “For the next two and a half years Professor and Madame Stein had to live in precarious hiding in occupied France, till in December 1942 they managed to escape to Switzerland; but Professor Stein’s health was already seriously undermined, and on 25 February 1945 he died. In these circumstances it is well-nigh miraculous that he managed almost to complete the work”. 20 alexander sarantis of the colonels. 53 Unlike Rostovtzeff, Jones did not allow his politics to overtly influence his work.
A.H.M. Jones and the Later Roman Empire (Brill's Series on the Early Middle Ages) by David Gwynn