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By Noel Lenski

This significant other deals scholars a accomplished one-volume survey of this pivotal emperor and his instances. Richly illustrated and designed as a survey obtainable to all audiences, it additionally achieves a degree of scholarly sophistication and originality that would be welcomed by means of the specialists. the amount is split into 5 sections that learn political background, faith, social and monetary background, paintings, and overseas family in the course of the reign of Constantine, who urged the Roman Empire on a path parallel together with his personal own improvement.

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OGIS 720–1 with Fowden 1987. On the mix of pagan and Christian, see Chapter 7. Eus. 2. CIL 11:5256 = ILS 705, translated at Lee 2000, 92–3. On the phrase, see Gascou 1967, 651–5. Most forcefully Gr´egoire 1938, 1939. Cameron and Hall 1999, 4–9, offer a summary of the arguments with bibliography. Jul. Caes. 318a; 335b; 336a-b; cf. 8. For more on the ancient historiographic tradition concerning Constantine, see Chapter 1 herein and Neri 1992; Lieu 1996, 1–38. Zos. 1–2; cf. Paschoud 1971a. Other fourth-century critics of Constantine included the pagans Ammianus and Libanius, on whom see Warmington 1981, 1999; Wiemer 1994a.

Paschoud 1971a. Other fourth-century critics of Constantine included the pagans Ammianus and Libanius, on whom see Warmington 1981, 1999; Wiemer 1994a. Jer. Chron. a. 337; cf. Aiello 1992b for the historiographic tradition on this lemma. On the historical personage of Sylvester, see Aiello 2000b. On the legend, see Aiello 1992a; Fowden 1994a, 1994b; Lieu 1998; and Chapter 13. More at Aiello 2000b; Marcone 2003, 319–20. Gibbon [1776–81] 1994, 743; cf. 643–6, 725–50. , the debate on the Constantinian question – can be found in Drake 2000, 12–34.

ALAMANNIA DEVICTA: Victory holding trophy and palm branch, spurning captive on the ground, bronze follis (RIC 7 Sirmium 49). Copyright The British Museum. coin 33. Rev. GLORIA SAECVLI VIRTVS CAESS: Constantine seated holding scepter, offering globe with phoenix to Caesar, a panther at his feet, bronze medallion (RIC 7 Rome 279). W. Jaffee Collection, University of Colorado, Boulder. coin 34. Rev. FELICITAS PVBLICA: Euphrates personified reclining, silver siliqua (RIC 7 Constantinople 100). Copyright Biblioth`eque Nationale de France, Paris.

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