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Barbarians and politics at the Court of Arcadius

Author: Alan Cameron; Jacqueline Long; Lee Sherry
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1993.
Series: Transformation of the classical heritage, 19.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The chaotic events of AD 395-400 marked a momentous turning point for the Roman Empire and its relationship to the barbarian peoples under and beyond its command. In this study, the author proposes a  Read more...

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Cameron, Alan, 1938-
Barbarians and politics at the Court of Arcadius.
Berkeley : University of California Press, c1993
(DLC) 91016486
(OCoLC)23765925
Named Person: Synesius, of Cyrene Bishop of Ptolemais.; Synesius, of Cyrene Bishop of Ptolemais.; Arcadius, Emperor of the East; Synesius, of Cyrene Bishop of Ptolemaı̈s.; Synesius, of Cyrene Bishop of Ptolemaı̈s.; Arcadius, Emperor of the East; Arcadius, Emperor of the East; Synesius, of Cyrene Bishop of Ptolemais.
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Cameron; Jacqueline Long; Lee Sherry
ISBN: 0585139660 9780585139661
OCLC Number: 45842436
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 441 p.)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Synesius of Cyrene. I. Family. II. Conversion? III. Baptism. IV. Orthodoxy. V. Hypatia. VI. The Dion --
3. Synesius in Constantinople. I. The Panhellenion. II. Paeonius. III. The Date of the Embassy --
4. De regno. I. Summary. II. The Date of the Speech. III. The Antibarbarian Tirade. IV. Aurelian and the Barbarians. V. Publication. VI. Synesius's Audience --
5. De providentia and the Ministers of Arcadius. I. Introduction. II. Summary. III. Collegiate Prefectures. IV. Aurelian's Consulate. V. Typhos. VI. The Restoration of Osiris. VII. The Fall of Typhos --
6. De providentia and the Barbarians. I. The Massacre. II. Gainas and Tribigild. III. Aurelian's Return. IV. Fravitta --
7. Literary Sources of De providentia. I. Introduction. II. Egyptian Sources. III. Dio Chrysostom. IV. Panegyric and Invective. V. Neoplatonic Themes. VI. Oracles and Apocalypse --
8. Barbarians and Politics. I. Greeks and Romans. II. Political Exploitation of the Myth. III. Caesarius and the Exculpation of Gainas. IV. Anti-Germanism in Action. V. Conclusions --
9. Translation of De providentia --
Appendix I: Aurelian and Pulcheria --
Appendix II: Chrysostom's Movements in 400-402 --
Appendix III: Synesius's Visit to Athens.
Series Title: Transformation of the classical heritage, 19.
Responsibility: Alan Cameron, Jacqueline Long, with a contribution by Lee Sherry.

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