Additional Readings for Week One
Most of these readings, as well as those for other weeks
can be found in MSU's library

D. Kennedy (ed). The Roman Army in the East (1996).
C. R. Whittaker. Frontiers of the Roman Empire: A Social and Economic Study (1994).
E. W. B. Fentress. Numidia and the Roman Army (1979).
C. B. Welles, R. O. FInk, and J. F. Gilliam (ed). The Excavations at Dura-Europos (1929-1959).
F. Millar. "Empire, Community, and Culture in the Roman Near East: Greeks, Syrians, Jews, and Arabs," Journal of Jewish Studies     38 (1987): 143-64.
J. B. Segal. "Mesopotamian Communities from Julian to the Rise of Islam," Proceedings of the British Academy 41 (1955): 109-39.
A. Oppenheimer. Babylonia Judaica in the Talmudic Period (1983).
R. A. Alston. Sosldier and Society in Roman Egypt: A Social History (1995).
S. T. Parker. Romans and Saracens: A History of the Arabian Frontier (1986).
S. Gregory. Roman Military Architecture on the Eastern Frontier (1995).
T. J. Wilkinson. Town and Country in Southeastern Anatolia vol. 1 (1990).
P. Freeman and D. Kennedy (ed.). The Defence of the Roman and Byzantine East (1986).
M. H. Dodgeon and S. N. C. Lieu. The Roman Eastern Frontier and the Persian Wars, A.D. 226-363 (1991).
J. Grainger. The Cities of Seleukid Syria (1990).
Garth Fowden. Empire to Commonwealth: Consequences of Monotheism in Late Antiquity (1993).
Robin Fox. Pagans and Christians (1987).
Glen Bowersock. Hellenism in Late Antiquity (1990).