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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 overdue vintage international. during this quantity a couple of prime students reconsider the influence of Jones' nice paintings, the affects that formed his scholarship, and the legacy he left for later generations. Jones' historic technique, his primary wisdom of overdue Roman political, social, fiscal and non secular buildings, and his recognized evaluate of the Decline and Fall of Rome are re-examined the following within the mild of recent study. This quantity deals a beneficial relief to teachers and scholars alike who search to raised comprehend and make the most the necessary 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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A.H.M. Jones and the Later Roman Empire (Brill's Series on the Early Middle Ages)

The looks in 1964 of A. H. M. Jones' "The Later Roman Empire 284-602: A Social, monetary, and Administrative Survey" reworked the examine of the past due old global. during this quantity a couple of top students re-evaluate the influence of Jones' nice paintings, the impacts that formed his scholarship, and the legacy he left for later generations.

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He concludes: That he was a great historian few would question . . 18 These words were written, however, in around 1952. By 1963 when he penned his preface to the Later Roman Empire it looks as if he had modified his view, at least on the matter of the secondary literature, and probably also on Rostovtzeff. A graduate student (Richard DuncanJones) in his first supervision with Jones asked him if he should begin his research with a critical reading of Rostovtzeff ’s The Social and Economic History of the Roman Empire, evidently expecting the answer yes.

1967) “Review of The Later Roman Empire”, EcHR, 2nd series, 20 (1967) 327–43, reprinted in idem (1972) Religion and Society in the Age of Saint Augustine (London 1972) 46–73 Browning R. A. com Buxton, J. and Williams, P. (1979) eds. H. com Crook J. P. (1974) The Economy of the Roman Empire: Quantitative Studies (Cambridge 1974) ——. M. A. Brunt”, JRS 66 (1976) 235–36 ——. (1990) Structure and Scale in the Roman Economy (Cambridge 1990) ——. M. com Gaitskell H. H. Cole, edd. A. Briggs and J. L. M.

As you say, the whole business of capitatio is most obscure. The latest, as you no doubt know, is A. Déléage, La capitation du Bas-Empire, which is thorough and mainly sensible. It is clear that capitatio took different forms in various areas and periods, being a) sometimes a money poll tax and b) sometimes an element (with iugatio) on the assessment of annona. At this point Jones rolls up his sleeves and dives into the legal evidence. The letter concludes with a most revealing sentence: If you could return this (with any comments that occur to you), I shall be grateful, as I might want to use it myself.

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