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Timothy D. Barnes - Constantine: Dynasty, Religion and Power in the Later Roman Empire - 9781118782750 - V9781118782750
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Constantine: Dynasty, Religion and Power in the Later Roman Empire

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Description for Constantine: Dynasty, Religion and Power in the Later Roman Empire Paperback. Drawing on recent scholarly advances and new evidence, Timothy Barnes offers a fresh and exciting study of Constantine and his life. Constantine: Dynasty, Religion and Power in the Later Roman Empire clearly sets out the problems associated with depictions of Constantine and answers them with great clarity. Series: Blackwell Ancient Lives. Num Pages: 280 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 154 x 14. Weight in Grams: 370.
Drawing on recent scholarly advances and new evidence, Timothy Barnes offers a fresh and exciting study of Constantine and his life.
  • First study of Constantine to make use of Kevin Wilkinson's re-dating of the poet Palladas to the reign of Constantine, disproving the predominant scholarly belief that Constantine remained tolerant in matters of religion to the end of his reign
  • Clearly sets out the problems associated with depictions of Constantine and answers them with great clarity
  • Includes Barnes' own research into the marriage of Constantine's parents, Constantine's status as a crown prince and his father's legitimate heir, and his dynastic plans
  • Honorable Mention ... Read more
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Product Details

Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United States
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Series
Blackwell Ancient Lives
Condition
New
Weight
369g
Number of Pages
288
Place of Publication
Hoboken, United States
ISBN
9781118782750
SKU
V9781118782750
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-50

About Timothy D. Barnes
Timothy David Barnes is Professor Emeritus of the University of Toronto. He is the author of Constantine and Eusebius (1981), The New Empire of Diocletian and Constantine (1982), Athanasius and Constantius: Theology and Politics in the Constantinian Empire (1993), Ammianus Marcellinus and the Representation of Historical Reality (1998), and Early Christian Hagiography and Roman History (2010).

Reviews for Constantine: Dynasty, Religion and Power in the Later Roman Empire
“This fine book is a significant achievement in a fertile era of Constantinian studies.”  (Ecclesiastical History, 1 July 2013) “I would recommend a careful reading of this book to anyone who wants to discover what we really know about Constantine.”  (Open House, 1 April 2012) "Summing Up: Essential. Upper-division undergraduates and above." (Choice, 1 January 2012) ... Read more

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