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Patterns of patronage : the politics and ideology of public building in the Eastern Roman Empire, 31 bce-600 ce

"This thesis examines the private patronage of public building in selected cities of the Eastern Roman Empire, ca. 31 BCE to 600. It argues that the complex ideological and political meaning of public budding can be understood through the extension of a model of patron/client relations in Roman society which defines patronage as a reciprocal, non-commercial exchange of goods or services between people of different social status..."

Author(s):  Kalinowski, Angela V. (Angela Victoria)
Format:  Book
Publisher:  National Library of Canada = Bibliothèque nationale du Canada
Publication City:  Ottawa
Date:  [1999]
Source:  Canadian theses = Thèses canadiennes
ISBN:  0612354393