The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Constantine

The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Constantine

by Noel Lenski (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107013407
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/29/2011
Series: Cambridge Companions to the Ancient World Series
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 492
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.14(d)

About the Author

Noel Lenski is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Colorado, Boulder. A specialist in the history of late antiquity, he is the author of numerous articles on military, political, cultural and social history, and the monograph Failure of Empire: Valens and the Roman State in the Fourth Century AD.

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Contributors; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction Noel Lenski; 1. Sources for the history of Constantine Bruno Bleckmann; Part I. Politics and Personalities: 2. Before Constantine Simon Corcoran; 3. The reign of Constantine Noel Lenski; 4. The dynasty of Constantine down to 363 Robert M. Frakes; Part II. Religion and Spiritual Life: 5. The impact of Constantine on Christianity H. A. Drake; 6. The beginnings of Christianization Mark Edwards; 7. Traditional religion A. D. Lee; Part III. Law and Society: 8. Bureaucracy and government Christopher Kelly; 9. Civil law and social life Caroline Humfress; 10. Economy and society Georges Depeyrot; Part IV. Art and Culture: 11. Perspectives in art Jaś Elsner; 12. Architecture of Empire Mark J. Johnson; 13. Constantine in legendary literature Samuel N. C. Lieu; Part V. Empire and Beyond: 14. Warfare and the military Hugh Elton; 15. Constantine and the Northern barbarians Michael Kulikowski; 16. Constantine and the peoples of the Eastern Frontier Elizabeth Key Fowden; Appendices; Maps; Primary sources and translations; Secondary bibliography; Index.

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