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The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Constantine - Cambridge Companions to the Ancient World (Hardback)
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The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Constantine - Cambridge Companions to the Ancient World (Hardback)

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Hardback 492 Pages / Published: 29/12/2011
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The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Constantine offers students a comprehensive one-volume survey of this pivotal emperor and his times. Richly illustrated and designed as a readable survey accessible to all audiences, it also achieves a level of scholarly sophistication and a freshness of interpretation that will be welcomed by experts. The volume is divided into five sections that examine political history, religion, social and economic history, art and foreign relations during the reign of Constantine, who steered the Roman Empire on a course parallel with his own personal development. Each chapter examines the intimate interplay between emperor and empire, and between a powerful personality and his world. Collectively, they show how both were mutually affected in ways that shaped the world of Late Antiquity and even affect our own world today. This edition has been revised, the notes and bibliography have been updated and a new preface has been added.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107013407
Number of pages: 492
Weight: 860 g
Dimensions: 228 x 152 x 29 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition


MEDIA REVIEWS
'This Companion is an introduction to the study of the history of the Roman emperor Constantine. Sixteen international contributors wrote articles in their special fields for this book ... There is an extensive bibliography with primary sources and translations and secondary sources with citations in various languages.' American Reference Books Annual
'This book is chock-full of information and interpretation and is a welcome addition to libraries and to scholars' bookshelves.' Michael Heintz, Religious Studies Review
'Complete with black and white photographic illustration, fully referenced chapters, a timeline, maps of the empire, a list of primary sources and translations as well as a full bibliography, this revised edition presents an ancient world united by politics and personality, an interplay that continues to resonate in the present day.' Louise Ellis-Barrett, Reference Reviews

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