Shaw discrepancies in olympiad dating

13-Sep-2017 01:52

Christopher Howgego shows through numerous examples how the character, patterns and behavior of coinage bear on major historical themes.Covering the period from the invention of coinage (c. C.) until the reign of Diocletian, this study examines topics ranging from state finance and economic policy to imperial domination and political propaganda through coin types.

Moreover, the attempt to record all relevant historical events in terms of Olympiads was comparable to Pliny the Elder's effort to catalog all useful knowledge about the natural world or Diderot's desire to compile a hierarchically arranged encyclopedia of essential knowledge.Vieles von dem, was er Studierenden und Mitforschern noch hätte geben können, blieb daher ungesagt und ungeschrieben.