Journals Higher Education



Published: 24 October 2001

320 Pages | 2 maps

ISBN: 9780198150015

Bookseller Code (06)

Count Marcellinus and his Chronicle

Brian Croke

  • First comprehensive and detailed study of Marcellinus and his chronicle
  • Offers a new model for investigating and evaluating late antique chronicles
  • Explains the importance of religion and regional affiliation, rather than ethnicity, as key elements in a late antique writer's identity
  • Highlights the distinctive historiographical purpose and nature of chronicles such as that of Marcellinus