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Published: 17 July 2018

368 Pages | 6 black-and-white figures

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Emperors and Usurpers in the Later Roman Empire

Civil War, Panegyric, and the Construction of Legitimacy

Adrastos Omissi

Oxford Studies in Byzantium

  • Offers the first detailed and comprehensive history of civil war in the later Roman Empire in English, covering the entire chronological period from 284 to 395 AD
  • Draws on an extensive range of evidence, including the entire corpus of late Roman panegyric in both Latin and Greek
  • Provides a detailed model for how we ought to understand the imperial office in the later Roman world, illuminating domestic politics and imperial power in this context
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