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Diocletian and the Roman recovery

by Stephen Williams

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Published by Methuen in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Diocletian, Emperor of Rome, 245-313.,
    • Rome -- History -- Diocletian, 284-305.,
    • Rome -- History -- Constantines, 306-363.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementStephen Williams.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG313 .W54 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination264 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages264
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3022770M
      ISBN 100416011519
      LC Control Number85003013

      Buy Diocletian and the Roman recovery by Stephen Williams online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(1). Diocletian (/ ˌ d aɪ. ə ˈ k l iː ʃ ən /; Latin: Gaius Aurelius Valerius Diocletianus; born Diocles; 22 December – 3 December ) was a Roman emperor from to Born to a family of low status in Dalmatia, Diocletian rose through the ranks of the military to become a cavalry commander of the Emperor Carus's army. After the deaths of Carus and his son Numerian on campaign in.

      Editions for Diocletian and the Roman Recovery: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition publi Cited by: Explore Diocletian and the Roman Recovery and other books recommended by the world's top entrepreneurs, investors, and thinkers Diocletian and the Roman Recovery Stephen Williams Recommendations and Reviews. Paul Graham. Paul Graham: "One of the best books about the late 3rd century" Book Summary. Get on Amazon. Explore Other Book.

        During Diocletian's early life, the Roman empire was in the midst of turmoil. In the early years of the third century, emperors increasingly insecure on their thrones had granted inflationary pay raises to the soldiers. Diocletian then took several measures to reinvigorate the Roman State: 1) Given constant military threats in East and West, he divided the empire into two. Maximian was named co-emperor in Italy, Gaul, N. Africa, and Iberia, with the effective capital in Milan, closer to the limes.


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His era, of course has been much written about in works such as A.H.M. Jones's The Later Roman Empire, but the man himself has been generally ignored despite the fact that he was practically a second Augustus, completely reforming the Roman Empire after a 4/5(26). I read Steven Williams' Diocletian and the Roman Recovery in conjunction with Alaric Watson's biography of Aurelian (my review here).Like that book, Diocletian doesn't aim to revise the "standard version" of the emperor's reign so much as pull together the scholarship (as of ) about the period and lay it out with minimal fuss for the general reader.4/5.

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This is a well-written, fact-filled book that should be considered a must-read to any serious student of the Late Roman Empire. Diocletian has been given scant attention by Classical scholars but his stabilization of the Empire was vital for two reasons: it preserved the entire Empire for nearly years after his retirement and laid the foundations for the Eastern Empire that survived until Cited by: Buy Diocletian and the Roman Recovery (Roman Imperial Biographies) 1 by Williams, Stephen (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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There is one very small blue stain at the top of the back endpaper. No other defects noted to this otherwise As New book/5(41). Diocletian, Roman emperor (– CE) who restored efficient government to the empire after the near anarchy of the 3rd century. He laid the foundation for the Byzantine Empire in the East and shored up the decaying empire in the West.

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This book from was apparently one of the first biographies of the man written in English. The genius here is the clear and concise comparison between the Empire under the “Good Emperors” and the Empire under “Crisis”.

Diocletian - Diocletian - Domestic reforms: Perhaps more important for the maintenance of the empire was Diocletian’s program of domestic reform. He was not a complete innovator in this area, for his predecessors had made some tentative attempts in the same direction; the emperor Gallienus had excluded senators from the army and separated military from civil careers.

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Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a. The Tenth Persecution, Under Diocletian, A.D. Under the Roman emperors, commonly called the Era of the Martyrs, was occasioned partly by the increasing number and luxury of the Christians, and the hatred of Galerius, the adopted son of Diocletian, who, being stimulated by his mother, a bigoted pagan, never ceased persuading the emperor to enter upon the persecution, until he had.

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