The Dynamics of Ancient Empires: State Power from Assyria to Byzantium

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Index
Achaemenid Empire, 93–94. See also Persia; Persian Empire; Persians
architecture/imagery/text in, 73–74
Assyrians and, 66, 93–94, 98n87, 98n90
Darius’s rule of, 72–73
end of, 90–92, 94, 97n80, 97n81
historical evidence regarding, 66–68
ideology of, 67, 92–94, 97n83, 97n84
military fiefs of, 80, 96n46
overview of, 66, 94n1
population of, 76, 77t, 78
rewards by, 79, 96n41, 96n42
royal inscriptions of, 67, 92, 97n83, 97n84, 98n90
taxes/tributes/coinage of, 83, 84, 96n56
trade in, 82–83
Achaemenid Empire basic parameters
of basic political institutions of rule, 85–88, 96n60, 97n68
of demography, 76, 77t, 78, 95n29, 95n35
of economic institutional framework/standards of living, 78–81, 96n41, 96n42, 96n46
of exploitation, 81–85, 96n56
of legitimacy/identity principles, 88–90, 97n72
of technology/scientific advance, 90
administration
of Assyria, 47, 48, 49–59
of Assyrian Empire, 35–36
Greater Athenian State formation and, 149–51
in Islamic states, 241–42
of NA Empire, 42–43, 47, 48, 49–59
Aegean
basin, 102f
foreign policy/military force of Athens in, 142–44
Greeks, 159–60
story of Greek state formation, 107–11, 108f
Agesilaos, 158
agro-literate state, 136, 137f, 138, 139
Athens and, 141
Akkad, 30
Akragas, Sicily, 111, 112, 125, 160
Alcibiades, 159, 160
Alexander, 91–92, 94, 178
Anatolia, 226, 233
Asia Minor and, 215
Balkans and, 215
Byzantine Empire and, 214–15
Ottoman, 213
Roman Empire and, 214
ancient empires, 3, 4, 27, 165. See also empires
ecology and, 260, 309n30
sex/Darwinian predictions and, 265–67, 311n70
Ancient Greece. See Greece
ancient near eastern empires and sex. See also despotic empires and sex
despotic empires and, 272–81
Egypt, 275–76
imperialism/differential reproduction and, 280–81
Mesopotamia/Syria/Palestine, 272–75, 313nll5, 313n126, 313n142
Persia, 276–80, 314n169, 315n181, 315n183, 315n188, 315n198, 315nn192–93
Anderson, Benedict, 130
Anderson, Perry, 206
Angel, Lawrence, 114
anthropology, Darwinian perspective and, 258, 308n18
Antiphon, 150
Arabia, 243, 245
archê
as Athenian Empire key concept, 128–29, 132
empire as, 103, 128

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The Dynamics of Ancient Empires: State Power from Assyria to Byzantium
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface v
  • Contents ix
  • Contributors xi
  • 1 - Ancient States, Empires, and Exploitation Problems and Perspectives 3
  • 2 - The Neo-Assyrian Empire 30
  • 3 - The Achaemenid Empire 66
  • 4 - The Greater Athenian State 99
  • 5 - The Political Economy of the Roman Empire 178
  • 6 - The Byzantine Empire 205
  • 7 - Sex and Empire a Darwinian Perspective 255
  • Bibliography 325
  • Index 369
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