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Author Name    Barnes, Timothy D.


Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket

Publisher    Harvard University Press 1981

ISBN Number    0674165306 / 9780674165304

Seller ID   28309

Minor shelfwear. Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Light foxing to top of textblock. Chipping and a few small tears to DJ. ; This study of the Roman Empire in the age of Constantine offers a thoroughly new assessment of the part Christianity played in the Roman world of the third and fourth centuries. Mr. Barnes gives the fullest available narrative history of the reigns of Diocletian and Constantine. He analyzes Constantine's rise to power and his government, demonstrating how Constantine's sincere adherence to Christianity advanced his political aims. He explores the whole range of Eusebius' writings, especially those composed before Constantine became emperor, and shows that many attitudes usually deemed typical of the "Constantinian revolution" were prevalent before the new Christian empire came into existence. This authoritative political and cultural history of the age of Constantine will prove essential to students and historians of the ancient world. ; 464 pages

Religious History Early Church Christianity Religion & Spirituality Religious History Roman History Rome Late Antiquity Classical Greek & Roman

Price = 70.00 USD

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