Constantine: dynasty, religion and power in the later Roman Empire

The soldier and the stable-girl -- Constantine, the ruins of Babylon, and the court of Pharaoh -- The road to Rome -- Brothers-in-law -- The transformation of the East -- Dynastic politics after the Council of Nicaea -- Appendix 1: The career of Lactantius -- Appendix 2: Galerius' Sarmatian vic...

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Main Author: Barnes, Timothy D. 1942-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Chichester [u.a.] Wiley-Blackwell 2011
Edition:1. publ.
Series/Journal:Blackwell ancient lives
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Konstantin, I., Römisches Reich, Kaiser ca. 280-337
Further subjects:B Rome Kings and rulers Biography
B Rome Biography Kings and rulers
B Constantine I Emperor of Rome -337
B Constantine I d. 337 Religion
B Power (Social sciences) History Rome
B Constantine I d. 337 Political and social views
B Constantine I Emperor of Rome -337 Political and social views
B Christianity and politics History Rome
B Royal houses Rome History
B Power (Social sciences) Rome History
B Emperors Biography Rome
B Emperors Rome Biography
B Constantine I Emperor of Rome -337 Religion
B Christianity and politics Rome History
B Rome History Constantine I, the Great, 306-337
B Biography
B Church History Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600
B Royal houses History Rome
B Constantine I d. 337
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Summary:The soldier and the stable-girl -- Constantine, the ruins of Babylon, and the court of Pharaoh -- The road to Rome -- Brothers-in-law -- The transformation of the East -- Dynastic politics after the Council of Nicaea -- Appendix 1: The career of Lactantius -- Appendix 2: Galerius' Sarmatian victories -- Appendix 3: The Panegyrici Latini and Constantine -- Appendix 4: Eusebius, On Easter (De Solemnitate Paschali) -- Appendix 5: Nicagoras in Egypt -- Appendix 6: Praxagoras of Athens -- Appendix 7: An anonymous panegyric of Constantine
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:1405117273