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Marcus Aurelius' rain miracle and the Marcomannic wars

Author: Péter Kovács
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.
Series: Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum ;, 308.; Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum., History and archaeology of classical antiquity.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The rain and lightning miracles are the best-known events of Marcus Aurelius' northern wars. Several pagan and Christian versions existed in Antiquity. The author studies and publishes the sources and the development of the legend from Antiquity to the 14th century.
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Kovács, Péter, 1969-
Marcus Aurelius' rain miracle and the Marcomannic wars.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill ; 2009
(DLC) 2008038934
(OCoLC)245598896
Named Person: Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome; Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome.; Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome; Mark Aurel, Römisches Reich Kaiser.
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Péter Kovács
ISBN: 9789047443261 9047443268
OCLC Number: 593229469
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 301 pages) : illustrations, map.
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: Introduction --
Chapter 1. The rain miracle --
Chapter 2. Research history of the rain miracle --
Chapter 3. Sources for the rain miracle --
Chapter 4. The rain miracle in medieval Latin and Byzantine sources --
Chapter 5. Coins and the rain miracle --
Chapter 6. The forged letter attributed to Marcus Aurelius --
Chapter 7. Julian Theurgistes and the rain miracle --
Chapter 8. The lightning and rain miracles --
Chapter 9. The Column of Marcus Aurelius --
Chapter 10. The scenes on the Column of Marcus Aurelius --
Chapter 11. Marcomannic-Quadian assault on Italy --
Chapter 12. Pannonia and the Marcomannic wars --
Chapter 13. The dating of the scenes on the Column of Marcus Aurelius.
Series Title: Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum ;, 308.; Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum., History and archaeology of classical antiquity.
Responsibility: by Péter Kovács.

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