Articles: Björn Forsén & Giovanni Salmeri, Ideology and Practice of Empire; Vincent Gabrielsen, Provincial Challenges to the Imperial Centre in Achaemenid and Seleucid Asia Minor; Cédric Brélaz, Maintaining Order and Exercising Justice in the Roman Provinces of Asia Minor; Suraiya Faroqhi, Local Elites and Government Intervention in the Province of Anadolu; Angelos Chaniotis, What Difference Did Rome Make? The Cretans and the Roman Empire; Maria Georgopoulou, Crete between the Byzantine and Venetian Empires; Antonis Anastasopoulos, Centre-Periphery Relations. Crete in the Eighteenth Century; Giovanni Salmeri, Empire and Collective Mentality. The Transformation of eutaxia from the Fifth Century BC to the Second Century AD; John Haldon, Provincial Elites, Central Authorities. Problems in Fiscal and Military Management in the Byzantine State; Björn Forsén, Empires and Migrational Trends. The Case of Roman and Ottoman Greece; Ilias Arnaoutoglou, The Philomousos Society of Athens and Antiquities.