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Rome and the Nomads: The Pontic-Danubian Realm in Antiquity Roger Batty

Rome and the Nomads: The Pontic-Danubian Realm in Antiquity

Roger Batty

Published December 1st 2007
ISBN : 9780198149361
Hardcover
652 pages
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In this comprehensive illustrated study, Roger Batty examines the historical importance of migration and the pastoral economy in Eastern Europe during ancient and early medieval times, with an emphasis on the early period of Roman rule. Across a wideMoreIn this comprehensive illustrated study, Roger Batty examines the historical importance of migration and the pastoral economy in Eastern Europe during ancient and early medieval times, with an emphasis on the early period of Roman rule. Across a wide geographical area, from the Ukraine to the shores of the Aegean, the interaction of imperial rulers and migrating steppe nomads both with each other and with the indigenous farmers and herdsmen, forms a central strand of European history. Batty uses both textual and archaeological evidence to establish a clear picture of life in the region.