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T. C. LOUNGHIS Ambassadors, Embassies and Administrative Changes in the Eastern Roman Empire Prior to the Reconquista It has been pointed out in recent years, that the eastern half of the Roman Empire not only reacted to the disasters that plagued the West during the fifth cen- tury, but it also reacted in a distinctly eastern manner, and reflected quite naturally the special conditions prevailing in the eastern provinces.1 The special conditions prevailing in the eastern part of the Empire, already around the year 408, are quite significantly felt by the

Making sure you know whom to kill: spatial strategies and strategic boundaries in the Eastern Roman Empire Susan E. Alcock In 88 B.C., a killing was ordered in the eastern half of the Roman empire. Mi- thradates VI Eupator Dionysos, king of Pontos and enemy of Rome, declared that all Romans and Italians in the imperial province of Asia (roughly western modern Turkey) were to die. The order was carefully synchronized to simul- taneously reach the province’s cities, and it was carried out in various fashions from place to place. At Ephesus, for example, terrified

1 Kazhdan 1954. 2 For example Siuziumov 1956. 3 Ostrogorsky 1959. 4 Kirsten 1958. 5 Dölger 1961. 6 Lavan 2001a. 7 Vittinghoff 1958; Kurbatov 1971; idem 1973; Liebeschuetz 1959; idem 1987; idem 1996; idem 2001a. The reduction of the fortified city area in late antiquity: some reflections on the end of the ‘antique city’ in the lands of the Eastern Roman Empire CHAVDAR KIRILOV The controversy about the character of the transition between late antiquity and the early Middle Ages goes back quite a long time. Most of the scholars still accept the old

Die oströmische Monarchie in der ausgehenden Spätantike
Doctrine and Dissent at the End of Late Antiquity

“suggests that the Roman Empire, in its surviving Eastern Roman (‘Byzantine’) form, maintained a continual and sustained part in shaping the life of the West until at least the seventh century …”, and “Byzantine objects found in the West – whether they arrived through trade, diplomacy or the travels of individuals – force us to reconsider the extent and the purpose of the Eastern Roman Empire’s intervention in the West, including Britain. In conclusion Dr Harris explores the idea of a ‘Late Antique Common- wealth’, extending from Britain to the Mediterranean”. From

Mischa Meier Kaiser Phokas (602–610) als Erinnerungsproblem Abstract: The paper argues that Heraclius was forced to demonstrate the legiti- macy of his rule in a particular manner, because his usurpation in 610 was structurally very similar to that of his predecessor Phocas (in 602), and the con- dition of the Eastern Roman Empire deteriorated rapidly during the first years of his rule. Considering the fact that not only Phocas but also Heraclius destroyed the well-established order in the viewof contemporaries, one gets a notion ofwhat can bemeant by ‘legitimacy

The Paradox of Eastern Roman Survival, 640–740
Christology, Society, and Authority in Late Antiquity