The Roman Empire: How long will it last?

 

Title of Reading

Translation

What does this mean for the Roman Empire?

Political Factors

Galgacus: On Roman Imperialism

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Herodian of Syria

 

 

Egypt under the Roman Empire

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tacitus: The Principle of Adoption

 

 

Social Factors

Ammianus Marcellinus

 

 

Procopius: The Plague

 

 

 

 

 

 

Social Factors

Pliny the Elder

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Manner of Roman Charity

 

 

 

 

 

 

Economic Factors

How a Faithful Slave Should Act

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diodorus Siculus, Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Appian: The Civil Wars

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Militaristic Factors

Edward Gibbon: General Observation

 

 

 

 

 

 

Militaristic Factors

Seneca: Epistles 7: The Gladiatorial Games

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Petition of the Araguenians on Official & Military Extortion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Josephus: The Roman Army in the First Century

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Religious Factors

Eusebius: The Conversion of Constantine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diocletian: Edicts Against the Christians

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Religious Factors

Galerius and Constantine: Edicts of Toleration

 

 

Cato, ‘On Agriculture’

 

 

Outside Forces

Jordanese: History of the Goths

 

 

Julius Caesar: The Germans

 

 

Jordanes: An Account of the Person of Attila

 

 

Leo I and Attila: Prosper: Account 1