Diplomats and diplomacy in the Roman world /

The Roman world was fundamentally a face-to-face culture, where it was expected that communication and negotiations would be done in person. This title includes papers that offer ten perspectives on the way in which ambassadors, embassies, and the institutional apparatuses supporting them contribute...

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Other Authors: Eilers, Claude (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.
Series:Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum ; 304.
Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum. History and archaeology of classical antiquity.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Roman perspectives on Greek diplomacy / Sheila L. Ager
  • Public opinion, foreign policy and 'just war' in the late republic / Alexander Yakobson
  • Rome, kinship and diplomacy / Filippo Battistoni
  • Diplomacy and identity among Jews and Christians / James B. Rives
  • After the embassy to Rome : publication and implementation / Jean-Louis Ferrary
  • Diplomacy in Italy in the second century BC / Martin Jehne
  • Embassies gone wrong : Roman diplomacy in the Constantinian Excerpta de legationibus / T. Corey Brennan
  • Diplomacy as part of the administrative process in the Roman empire / Werner Eck
  • Not official, but permanent : Roman presence in allied states--the examples of Chersonesus Taurica, the Bosporan kingdom and Sumatar Harabesi / Rudolf Haensch.