Economic Trajectories

Jairus Banaji

in The Oxford Handbook of Late Antiquity

Published in print October 2012 | ISBN: 9780195336931
Published online November 2012 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks

Economic Trajectories

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This article attempts to trace the multiple economic trajectories that occurred in Late Antiquity. The discussion includes the dissolution of the Western aristocracy; the erosion of the Gallic aristocracy that proceeded apace with the consolidation of Gothic power in the fifth century; and the collapse of Italian aristocracy in the sixth century.

Keywords: economic history; western empire; Gallic aristocracy; Gothic power; Italian aristocracy

Article.  13616 words. 

Subjects: Classical Studies ; Ancient Roman History

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