"This series is a basic 'must' for all public and private libraries, in the community or in universities. It will be the standard general work for serious academic students and scholars for the next generation." --Religious Studies Review
"This volume, as with the rest of the set, will provide a historiographical reference for the next half century thereby justifying the cost. Both the volume and the larger set are recommended for academic, college and research libraies." --American Reference Books Annual
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This volume offers an authoritative and up-to-date account of the history of the Roman Empire from AD 193 to 337. Written by an international team of scholars, it explores in detail the political, social, economic and religious history of one of the most important periods in Mediterranean history.