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Subject : refugees

Subject : history

Subject : roman empire

Subject : rome

Subject : ancient history

Subject : migration

Subject : refugees,history,roman empire,rome,ancient history,migration,2014-01-21

Description : Seminar given on 21 January 2015 by Professor Peter Heather (King's College London), part of the RSC Hilary term 2015 Public Seminar Series Up to the mid-fourth century AD, the language of refuge regularly appears in Roman sources in the context of frontier management. It is employed both of high status individuals, but also – more strikingly – of very much larger groups: certainly several tens of thousands of individuals, and sometimes apparently a hundred thousand plus-strong. The basic political economy of the Empire – powered by unmechanised agricultural production in a world of low overall population densities – meant that there was always a demand for labour, and, in the right circumstances, refugees could expect reasonable treatment. Provided that their arrival posed no mil

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Itunes:subtitle : Seminar given on 21 January 2015 by Professor Peter Heather (King's College London), part of the RSC Hilary term 2015 Public Seminar Series

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Pubdate : Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:41:24 +0000

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Title : Refugees and the Roman Empire