The Resource Empires and exchanges in Eurasian late antiquity : Rome, China, Iran, and the steppe, ca. 250-750, edited by Nicola Di Cosmo, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, Michael Maas, Rice University

Empires and exchanges in Eurasian late antiquity : Rome, China, Iran, and the steppe, ca. 250-750, edited by Nicola Di Cosmo, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, Michael Maas, Rice University

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Empires and exchanges in Eurasian late antiquity : Rome, China, Iran, and the steppe, ca. 250-750
Title
Empires and exchanges in Eurasian late antiquity
Title remainder
Rome, China, Iran, and the steppe, ca. 250-750
Statement of responsibility
edited by Nicola Di Cosmo, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, Michael Maas, Rice University
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Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The second phase of Roman-steppe relations began during the latter part of the fourth century, when Hunnic groups entered the western steppes, and lasted through the early sixth century. This 'Age of Attila' saw major shifts throughout Western Eurasia. Several decades after the battle of Adrianople, Huns moved into Europe and became unified early in the fifth century with a center of power in the Hungarian plain"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
Dewey number
930/.5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D22
LC item number
.E66 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1957-
  • 1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Di Cosmo, Nicola
  • Maas, Michael
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Eurasia
  • Intercultural communication
  • Commerce
  • Middle East
  • Rome
  • China
  • Commerce
  • Intercultural communication
  • China
  • Eurasia
  • Middle East
  • Rome (Empire)
Label
Empires and exchanges in Eurasian late antiquity : Rome, China, Iran, and the steppe, ca. 250-750, edited by Nicola Di Cosmo, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, Michael Maas, Rice University
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Nicola Di Cosmo and Michael Maas -- part 1. Historical thresholds. How the steppes became Byzantine : Rome and the Eurasian nomads in historical perspective / Michael Maas -- The relations between China and the steppe from the Xiongnu to the Turk Empire / Nicola Di Cosmo -- Sasanian Iran and the projection of power in late antique Eurasia : competing cosmologies and topographies of power / Matthew P. Canepa -- Trade and exchanges along the Silk and steppe routes in late antique Eurasia / Richard Lim -- Sogdian merchants and Sogdian culture on the Silk Road / Rong Xinjiang -- "Charismatic" goods : commerce, diplomacy, and cultural contacts along the Silk Road in late antiquity / Peter Brown -- The synthesis of the Tang Dynasty : the culmination of China's contacts and communication with Eurasia, 310-755 / Valerie Hansen -- Central Asia in the late Roman mental map, second to sixth centuries / Giusto Traina -- part 2. Movements, contacts, and exchanges. Genetic history and migrations in western Eurasia, 500-1000 / Patrick J. Geary -- Northern invaders : migration and conquest as scholarly topoi in Eurasian history / Michael KulikowsKi -- Chinese and inner Asian perspectives on the history of the Northern Dynasties (386-589) in Chinese historiography / Luo Xin -- Xiongnu and Huns : archaeological perspectives on a centuries-old debate about identity and migration / Ursula B. Brosseder -- Ethnicity and empire in the western Eurasian steppes / Walter Pohl -- The languages of Christianity on the Silk Roads and the transmission of Mediterranean culture into Central Asia / Scott Fitzgerald Johnson -- The spread of Buddhist culture to China between the third and seventh centuries / Max Deeg -- The circulation of astrological lore and its political use between the Roman East, Sasanian Iran, Central Asia, India, and the Turks / Frantz Grenet -- Luminous markers : pearls and royal authority in late antique Iran and Eurasia / Joel Walker -- part 3. Empires, diplomacy, and frontiers. Byzantium's Eurasian policy in the age of the Turk Empire / Mark Whittow -- Sasanian Iran and Its northeastern frontier : offense, defense, and diplomatic entente / Daniel T. Potts -- Infrastructures of legitimacy in inner Asia : the early Turk empires / Michael R. Drompp -- The stateless nomads of central Eurasia / Peter B. Golden -- Aspects of elite representation among the sixth- to seventh-century Turks / Soren Stark -- Patterns of Roman diplomacy with Iran and the steppe peoples / Ekaterina Nechaeva -- Collapse of a Eurasian hybrid : the case of the Northern Wei / Andrew Eisenberg -- Ideological interweaving in eastern Eurasia : simultaneous kingship and dynastic competition, 580-755 / Jonathan Karam Skaff -- Followers and leaders in northeastern Eurasia, ca. seventh to tenth centuries / Naomi Standen -- Epilogue / Averil Cameron
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xxxvii, 504 pages ;
Isbn
9781107094345
Lccn
2017032470
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1037884134
  • (OCoLC)on1037884134
Label
Empires and exchanges in Eurasian late antiquity : Rome, China, Iran, and the steppe, ca. 250-750, edited by Nicola Di Cosmo, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, Michael Maas, Rice University
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Nicola Di Cosmo and Michael Maas -- part 1. Historical thresholds. How the steppes became Byzantine : Rome and the Eurasian nomads in historical perspective / Michael Maas -- The relations between China and the steppe from the Xiongnu to the Turk Empire / Nicola Di Cosmo -- Sasanian Iran and the projection of power in late antique Eurasia : competing cosmologies and topographies of power / Matthew P. Canepa -- Trade and exchanges along the Silk and steppe routes in late antique Eurasia / Richard Lim -- Sogdian merchants and Sogdian culture on the Silk Road / Rong Xinjiang -- "Charismatic" goods : commerce, diplomacy, and cultural contacts along the Silk Road in late antiquity / Peter Brown -- The synthesis of the Tang Dynasty : the culmination of China's contacts and communication with Eurasia, 310-755 / Valerie Hansen -- Central Asia in the late Roman mental map, second to sixth centuries / Giusto Traina -- part 2. Movements, contacts, and exchanges. Genetic history and migrations in western Eurasia, 500-1000 / Patrick J. Geary -- Northern invaders : migration and conquest as scholarly topoi in Eurasian history / Michael KulikowsKi -- Chinese and inner Asian perspectives on the history of the Northern Dynasties (386-589) in Chinese historiography / Luo Xin -- Xiongnu and Huns : archaeological perspectives on a centuries-old debate about identity and migration / Ursula B. Brosseder -- Ethnicity and empire in the western Eurasian steppes / Walter Pohl -- The languages of Christianity on the Silk Roads and the transmission of Mediterranean culture into Central Asia / Scott Fitzgerald Johnson -- The spread of Buddhist culture to China between the third and seventh centuries / Max Deeg -- The circulation of astrological lore and its political use between the Roman East, Sasanian Iran, Central Asia, India, and the Turks / Frantz Grenet -- Luminous markers : pearls and royal authority in late antique Iran and Eurasia / Joel Walker -- part 3. Empires, diplomacy, and frontiers. Byzantium's Eurasian policy in the age of the Turk Empire / Mark Whittow -- Sasanian Iran and Its northeastern frontier : offense, defense, and diplomatic entente / Daniel T. Potts -- Infrastructures of legitimacy in inner Asia : the early Turk empires / Michael R. Drompp -- The stateless nomads of central Eurasia / Peter B. Golden -- Aspects of elite representation among the sixth- to seventh-century Turks / Soren Stark -- Patterns of Roman diplomacy with Iran and the steppe peoples / Ekaterina Nechaeva -- Collapse of a Eurasian hybrid : the case of the Northern Wei / Andrew Eisenberg -- Ideological interweaving in eastern Eurasia : simultaneous kingship and dynastic competition, 580-755 / Jonathan Karam Skaff -- Followers and leaders in northeastern Eurasia, ca. seventh to tenth centuries / Naomi Standen -- Epilogue / Averil Cameron
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xxxvii, 504 pages ;
Isbn
9781107094345
Lccn
2017032470
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1037884134
  • (OCoLC)on1037884134

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