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Romans, barbarians, and the transformation of the Roman world [electronic resource] : cultural interaction and the creation of identity in late antiquity / edited by Ralph W. Mathisen and Danuta R. Shanzer.

By: (6th : Biennial Conference on Shifting Frontiers in Late Antiquity (6th : 2005 : University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus)).
Contributor(s): Mathisen, Ralph W, 1947- | Shanzer, Danuta.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2011Description: 1 online resource (xix, 378 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9781409412434 (ebook); 1409412431 (ebook).Subject(s): Rome -- Civilization -- Congresses | Rome -- Civilization -- Foreign influences -- Congresses | Rome -- History -- Empire, 284-476 -- Congresses | Immigrants -- Rome -- Congresses | Aliens -- Rome -- Congresses | Acculturation -- Rome -- Congresses | Acculturation | Aliens | Civilization | Congresses | Empire, 284-476 | Foreign influences | History | Immigrants | Rome | Rome -- Civilization -- Congresses | Rome -- Civilization -- Foreign influences -- Congresses | Rome -- History -- Empire, 284-476 -- Congresses | HISTORY -- Ancient -- Rome | Rome -- Civilisation -- influences etrang�eres -- Congr�es | Rome -- Histoire -- Empire, 284-476 -- Congr�esGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Romans, barbarians, and the transformation of the Roman world.DDC classification: 937/.08 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
pt. 1. Constructing images of the impact and identity of barbarians -- pt. 2. Cultural interaction on the Roman/barbarian frontiers -- pt. 3. Creating identity in the post-Roman world -- pt. 4. Epilogue : modern constructions of barbarian identity.
Summary: One of the most significant transformations of the Roman world between the fourth and seventh centuries C.E. was the integration of barbarian peoples into the social, cultural, religious, and political milieu of the Mediterranean world. Nowhere in the Roman world could the impact of the barbarians be escaped. The sixth biennial Shifting Frontiers in Late Antiquity Conference assembled at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in March of 2005 with this as its theme, and the present volume publishes a selection of the papers given on that occasion. The contributions remind us that the t.
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Papers originally delivered at the 6th Biennial Conference on Shifting Frontiers of Late Antiquity, held at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, in Mar. 2005.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

pt. 1. Constructing images of the impact and identity of barbarians -- pt. 2. Cultural interaction on the Roman/barbarian frontiers -- pt. 3. Creating identity in the post-Roman world -- pt. 4. Epilogue : modern constructions of barbarian identity.

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One of the most significant transformations of the Roman world between the fourth and seventh centuries C.E. was the integration of barbarian peoples into the social, cultural, religious, and political milieu of the Mediterranean world. Nowhere in the Roman world could the impact of the barbarians be escaped. The sixth biennial Shifting Frontiers in Late Antiquity Conference assembled at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in March of 2005 with this as its theme, and the present volume publishes a selection of the papers given on that occasion. The contributions remind us that the t.

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