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Diocletian and the tetrarchy

Author: Roger Rees
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2004.
Series: Debates and documents in ancient history.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book aims to make accessible the sources and controversies concerning a key period in the history of the Roman Empire -- the reign of Diocletian and its immediate aftermath.

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Rees, Roger, 1944-
Diocletian and the tetrarchy.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, c2004
(OCoLC)607446281
Named Person: Diocletian, Emperor of Rome; Dioclétien, empereur romain
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Rees
ISBN: 0748616608 0748616616 9780748616619 9780748616602
OCLC Number: 55957921
Description: xv, 219 p. : ill., maps, plans ; 24 cm.
Contents: Contents; Preface iv; Abbreviations vi; Maps vii; Part I Debates 1; Introduction: History and Narrative 2; Chapter 1 Army 15; Chapter 2 Administration 29;; Chapter 3 Economics 47; Chapter 4 Ceremonial 59; Chapter 5 Religion 73; Chapter 6 Unity, Succession and Legitimacy 93; Conclusion 111; Part II Documents; 1 Aurelius Victor, Book of the Caesars 119; 2 Eutropius, Breviarium 126; 3 Festus, Breviarium 132; 4 Epitome about the Caesars 133; 5 Anonymous Valesianus 136; 6 Lactantius, On the Deaths of the Persecutors 137; 7 Ammianus Marcellinus, Histories 157; 8 Eusebius, History of the Church 158; 9 Malalas, Chronicle 171; 10 Zosimus, New History 172; 11 Panegyrici Latini X(2) 173; 12 Panegyrici Latini XI(3) 177; 13 Panegyrici Latini VIII(4) 181; 14 Panegyrici Latini IX(5) 186; 15 Panegyrici Latini VII(6) 187; 16 Panegyrici Latini VI(7) 188; 17 Panegyrici Latini V(8) 190; 18 Historia Augusta 192; 19 Edict of Maximal Prices 193; 20 Inscriptions 204; 21 Panopolis Papyri 208; 22 Edict of Aristius Optatus 223; 23 Land Declaration 224; 24 Legal Petition 227; 25 Notitia Dignitatum, text 228; 26 Notitia Dignitatum, Saxon Shore 244; 27 Verona List 245; 28 Manichaean rescript 251; 29 Theodosian Code 253; 30 Justinianic Code 254; 31 Act of St. Crispina 257; 32 Act of Felix the Bishop 261; 33 Act of Julius the Veteran 263; 34 Luxor fresco, Gardner Wilkinson 266; 35 Palace at Split, plan 267; 36 Palace at Gamzigrad, plan 268; 37 Palace at Trier, plan 269; 38 Portchester Fort 270; 39 Senate House, Rome 271; 40 Arch of Galerius, Thesssalonica, detail 272; 41 Constantinian Basilica, Trier 273; 42 Maxentian Basilica, Rome 274; 43a, b Decennalia base, Rome, details 275; 44 Coin of Carausius 276; 45 Arras Medallion 277;; 46 Porphyry group, Venice 278; 47 Porphyry group, Vatican Library 279; 48 Bust of Diocletian (?), Worcester Museum 280; 49 Bust of Licinius (?), Egyptian Museum Cairo 281; 50 Bust of Galerius (?), Gamzigrad 282; Chronology 283; Further Reading 285; Essay questions 292; Bibliography 295; Glossary 307; Websites 309.
Series Title: Debates and documents in ancient history.
Responsibility: Roger Rees.
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