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From Constantine to Julian

A Source History

by Samuel Lieu

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
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Open LibraryOL7482617M
ISBN 10041509335X
ISBN 109780415093354

AUGUSTUS AND CONSTANTINE INTRODUCTION iii J the book-worm had become an emperor. But now, rather than contemplating his own wry twist of fate, Julian decided to evaluate and rank his prede-cessors on the imperial throne. One of those predecessors was Constantine. Julian’s recollections of his uncle were scarred by a painfully personal. Constantine reigned during the 4th century CE and is known for attempting to Christianize the Roman made the persecution of Christians illegal by signing the Edict of Milan in and helped spread the religion by bankrolling church-building projects, commissioning new copies of the Bible, and summoning councils of theologians to hammer out the religion’s doctrinal kinks.

  A history of Julian, the grandson of Constantine, and his failed attempt to reverse the Christian tide that swept the Roman Empire • Portrays the “Apostate” as a poet-philosopher, arguing.   , 8b), and this hyperbolical praise was clearly intended to be a hidden critique, as becomes clear in Julian's Caesares, where Constantine's extravagance is ridiculed (b, cf. Or. , a). Constantine's fiscal policy seems indeed to have been widely criticized, not only by pagans.

Constantine’s conversion, in this way of looking at things, was the turning point. After that, the Empire was on the path to becoming Christian. I have since changed my mind and decided to go past Constantine up to the end of the fourth century. But before explaining that, here is . The Sons of Constantine, AD In the Shadows of Constantine and Julian (New Approaches to Byzantine History and Culture) (Book).


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From Constantine to Julian provides students with important source material, covering an age of major transition in Europe; an age which saw the establishment of Rome as a Christian Empire and a period of recidivism under Julian.

Texts included are the anonymous Origo Constantini^; Eumenius, Panegyric of ; Byzantine life of Constantine; Libanius, oration 59; and the/5. The reigns of the sons of From Constantine to Julian book, especially that of the longest-lived Constantius II, mark a moment of great historical significance.

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From Constantine to Julian provides students with important source material, covering an age of major transition in Europe; an age which saw the establishment of Rome as a Christian Empire and a period of recidivism under Julian. Texts included are the anonymous Origo Constantini^; Eumenius, Panegyric of ; Byzantine life of Constantine; Libanius, oration 59; and the Passion of Artemius.

Constantine was the Roman emperor who adopted Christianity as the state religion. Although his decision was based on practical political considerations as much as on religious conviction, this single act changed the entire history of Western civilization.

From Constantine to Julian provides students with important source material, covering an age of major transition in Europe; an age which saw the establishment of Rome as a Christian Empire and a period of recidivism under Julian. Texts included are the anonymous Origo Constantini^; Eumenius, Panegyric of ; Byzantine life of Constantine; Libanius, oration 59; and the Passion of : Taylor And Francis.

The first third of the book chronicles Constantine's rise to power, the second describes the Eusebius's life and thought, and the third discusses the Christianization of the empire and Eusebius's relationship to Constantine.

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Julian the Apostate was born just a little too late: the last Hellenist (pagan) in the family of Constantine, who a few years before Julian's birth had converted the Roman Empire to Christianity. The novel chronicles his unlikely rise to power and its inevitable conclusion/5.

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Julian the Apostate was the nephew of Emperor Constantine the Great. Julian ascended to the throne in A.D.at the age of twenty-nine, and was murdered four Free shipping over $Cited by: 2. From Constantine to Julian provides students with important source material, covering an age of major transition in Europe; an age which saw the establishment of Rome as a Christian Empire and a period of recidivism under Julian.

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Constantine waited until death drew near to be baptized as a Christian. His decision was not unusual in a day when many Christians believed one could not be forgiven after baptism.

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He was astute enough to know that finances are a powerful factor in muffling some pulpits.