The Emperor Constantine


Updated throughout to take into account the latest research on the subject, 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. Also included is a revised introduction and an enlarged bibliography, and with such revisions, this second edition will follow in the successful footsteps the the first as a must-read introduction to this Roman emperor.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2004
  • 2nd


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