ISBN/ASIN: 0415319382,9780415319386 | 2004 | English | pdf | 144/135 pages | 3.05 Mb
Publisher: Routledge | Author: Hans A. Pohlsander | Edition: 2
"Emperor Constantine" provides a convenient and concise introduction to one of the most important figures in ancient history. Taking into account the historiographical debates of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, Hans A. Pohlsander:
* describes the Roman world into which Constantine was born
* assesses Constantine's ability as a soldier and statesman
* emphasizes the significance of Constantine as Rome's first Christian emperor
* discusses the importance of the establishment of the new capital of Byzantium
* gives an even-handed assessment of Constantine's achievements.
This second edition is updated throughout to take into account the latest research on the subject. Also included is a revised introduction and an enlarged bibliography.