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The aim of author Ramsay MacMullen, in ROMAN SOCIAL RELATIONS: 50 BC TO AD 284, is to get at the feelings that governed the behavior of the broad social groups or conditions at that time. This purpose requires direct quotations so that people may be heard as often as possible speaking in their own words; they mention prejudice, servility, isolation, pride, shame, friendship, indifference, contempt, loyalty, despair, or exclusiveness.
Roman Social Relations, 50 B. C to A. D. 284. by Ramsay MacMullen. A perceptive and sensitive interpreter, he has drawn widely upon the scattered and unorganized evidence about the poorer classes, rural and urban, in much of the Roman Empire, and presents a fresh picture of their conditions, attitudes and aims.
This book provides a good overview of Roman social relations, and would pair well with The Oxford Handbook of.Ramsay MacMullen is an Emeritus Professor of history at Yale University, where he taught from 1967 to his retirement in 1993 as Dunham Professor of History and Classics.
This book provides a good overview of Roman social relations, and would pair well with The Oxford Handbook of Social Relations in the Roman World (edt. Michael Peachin) and Roman Social History: A Sourcebook (by Tim Parken and Arthur Pomeroy) for giving a deeper look into the topic. His scholarly interests are in the social history of Rome and the replacement of paganism by Christianity. Books by Ramsay MacMullen.
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Ramsay MacMullen is the recipient of a lifetime Award for Scholarly Distinction from the American Historical Association (awarded Jan. 5, 2001). The citation begins, ?Ramsay MacMullen is the greatest historian of the Roman Empire alive today. the social relations between different groups within the Empire over a period of more than three centuries.
Roman Social Relations: 50 . 284 New Haven: Yale University Press, 1974. Pp. ix + 212. ISBN 0300027028. Excluding family relations and race relations, MacMullen focuses on the character of and connections between rural and urban societies, highlighting their respective attitudes, economies, class structures, property distribution, and group dynamics. It is a sweeping study, and in less capable hands it would surely constitute egregious overreaching. Yet, having explored these subjects in great detail over the span of his career, MacMullen is a sure guide whose broad expertise allows him to paint broad strokes without obscuring the facts. RAMSAY MacMULLEN. Published by: Yale University Press. Robert S. Broughton"Ramsay MacMullen's work is always provocative and illuminating.
Specialist or no. his fine book represents for us what we may legitimately know of ancient society. Journal of Social History Ramsay MacMullen is the author of Paganism in the Roman Empire and Roman Government’s Response to Crisis, . 235-337, among other works.