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Ammianus after Julian

the reign of Valentinian and Valens in Books 26-31 of the Res gestae

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Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ammianus Marcellinus,
  • Valentinian -- I, -- Emperor of Rome, -- 321-375,
  • Valens, -- Emperor of the East, -- ca. 328-378,
  • Rome -- History -- Valentinian I, 364-375,
  • Byzantine Empire -- History -- Valens, 364-378

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by J. den Boeft ... [et al.]
    SeriesMnemosyne, Bibliotheca Classica Batava -- v. 289, Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava -- 289
    ContributionsBoeft, J. den
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 326 p. ;
    Number of Pages326
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16098705M
    ISBN 109004162127
    ISBN 109789004162129

    Ammianus provides an in-depth sketch of the emperor Julian the Apostate, who commanded Britain and Gaul after being named Caesar in AD Britain Ammianus is our major source of information about Britain as a chief source of grain during the reign of Julian, but also for the barbarica conspiratio of and the fifth British province called. Ammianus Marcellinus, Roman History. London: Bohn () Book pp London: Bohn () Book pp I. Julian in vain attempts to restore the temple at Jerusalem, which had been destroyed long before.

    Ammianus Marcellinus was the last great Roman historian, and his writings rank alongside those of Livy and Tacitus. The Later Roman Empire chronicles a period of twenty-five years during Marcellinus' own lifetime, covering the reigns of Constantius, Julian, Jovian, Valentinian I, and Valens, and providing eyewitness accounts of significant military events including the Battle of . Ammianus Marcellinus (ămēā`nəs märsĭlī`nəs), c–c, Roman historian, b. Antioch. After retiring from a successful military career, he wrote a history of the Roman.

    BEDNAŘÍKOVÁ, Jarmila. Ammianus after Julian. Eirene, Praha: Ústav pro klasická studia AVČR, , roč. 44, č. ISSN Další formáty: BibTeX. Ammianus Marcellinus was the last great Roman historian, and his writings rank alongside those of Livy and Tacitus. The Later Roman Empire chronicles a period of twenty-five years during Marcellinus' own lifetime, covering the reigns of Constantius, Julian, Jovian, Valentinian I, and Valens, and providing eyewitness accounts of significant military events including the Battle of 5/5(5).


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The years following on the death of Julian are painted in dark colours, as the disaster at Hadrianople casts its shadow before. The papers in this volume, on History and Historiography, Literary Composition and Crisis of Empire, were presented during the conference "Ammianus after Julian" held in Ammianus was born in the Greek-speaking East, possibly in Syria or Phoenicia in His native language was most likely Greek; he learned Latin as a second language, and was probably familiar with Syriac as well.

The Ammianus after Julian book books of his history cover the years to Ammianus served as a soldier in the army of Constantius II and Julian in Gaul and in the Born:Greek-speaking East, possibly Antioch. Ammianus' Julian Narrative and Genre in the Res Gestae Alan J.

Ross Oxford Classical Monographs. Offers a major reinterpretation of Ammianus' Res Gestae, drawing on detailed analysis of his depiction of several key events in Julian's reign Throws new light on the study of intertextuality and narratology in historiography which will benefit analyses of all ancient.

: Ammianus after Julian (Mnemosyne, Bibliotheca Classica Batava) (): den Boeft, (ed.), Drijvers, J.W. (ed.), Hengst, D. den (ed.), Teitler, H.C. The Roman History of Ammianus Marcellinus During the Reigns of the Emperors Constantius, Julian, Jovianus, Valentinian, and Valens - Kindle edition by Marcellinus, Ammianus, Yonge, Charles Duke.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Roman History of /5(6).

Ammianus after Julian: the reign of Valentinian and Valens in Books of the Res Gestae Responsibility edited by J. den Boeft, J.W. Drijvers, D. den Hengst and H.C. Teitler. Get this from a library.

Ammianus after Julian: the reign of Valentinian and Valens in Books of the Res Gestae. [J den Boeft;]. portant to recognise that negative judgements from Ammianus on Julian are apparent, even as early as B where his severe military actions are criticised.

6 To recognise a change in perceptions is useful for critiquing the style of the Size: KB. Get this from a library. Ammianus after Julian: the reign of Valentinian and Valens in Books of the Res Gestae. [J den Boeft; Jan Willem Drijvers; Daniël den Hengst; H C Teitler;] -- The papers in this volume treat historical, historiographical and literary aspects of the last six books of Ammianus Marcellinus' Res Gestae, which deal with the period between the death of Julian.

Book, Print, Conference in English, German Ammianus after Julian: the reign of Valentinian and Valens in Books of the Res Gestae edited by J. den Boeft. Ammianus After Julian. The Reign of Valentinian and Valens in Books 26?31 of the Res Gestae (review) Article in Journal of Late Antiquity 1(1) January with 14 ReadsAuthor: Michael Kulikowski.

The papers in this volume treat historical, historiographical and literary aspects of the last six books of Ammianus Marcellinus Res Gestae, which deal with the period between the death of Julian () and the Roman defeat at Hadrianople (). Ammianus Marcellinus was the last great Roman historian, and his writings rank alongside those of Livy and Tacitus.

The Later Roman Empire chronicles a period of twenty-five years during Marcellinus’ own lifetime, covering the reigns of Constantius, Julian, Jovian, Valentinian I, and Valens, and providing eyewitness accounts of significant military events including the Battle of 4/5(6).

Ammianus Marcellinus (c. - after ) is the preeminent historian of the Late Roman Empire, whose extant work forms the most important narrative we possess on the Fourth Century A.D.

Born of genteel extraction in a Greek-speaking part of the empire, Ammianus served in the army in campaigns ranging form Gaul to Persia before settling in Rome /5. 1 Ammianus’ narrative on the siege of Amida (XIX, ) takes up more space, but covers a period of 74 ; 1 One of the best known passages of Ammianus Marcellinus’ fourth century history is his account of the battle of Argentoratum (Strasbourg) inwhere the newly appointed Caesar Julian led his Gallic army to a definitive victory over the Alamanni under king Chnodomar and Cited by: 1.

Ammianus Marcellinus was the last great Roman historian, continuing the histories of Tacitus from AD 96 down to his own day. The first thirteen of his thirty-one books are lost: the remainder describe AD - Walter Hamilton translated Plato's Symposium, the Gorgias, Phaedrus and Letters VII and VIII for Penguin Classics.

Andrew Wallace-Hadrill is Professor of Brand: Penguin UK. [Authors and titles are listed at the end of the review.] [The reviewer apologizes for the lateness of this review.] The four editors of this book will be very familiar to scholars of Ammianus as the co-authors, sinceof the indispensible "Dutch commentaries" on the Res Gestae.

1 This volume collects papers delivered at a conference that marked the completion of the. Julian, rarely Julian II (Latin: Flavius Claudius Julianus Augustus, Greek: Φλάβιος Κλαύδιος Ἰουλιανὸς Αὔγουστος; / – 26 June ), was Roman Emperor from toas well as a notable philosopher and author in Greek.

His rejection of Christianity, and his promotion of Neoplatonic Hellenism in its place, caused him to be remembered as Julian the Father: Julius Constantius. 9 Most recent work on Ammianus accepts hexadic structure without belabouring it, although often without acknowledging the corollary of thirty-six books: e.g., many of the essays in J.

den Boeft et al. (eds), Ammianus after Julian: The Reign of Valentinian and Valens (); and J. den Boeft et al. (eds), Philological and. Ammianus' Julian: Narrative and Genre in the Res Gestae offers a major reinterpretation of the work, which is one of the main narrative sources for the political history of the later Roman Empire, and argues for a re-examination of Ammianus' agenda and methods in narrating the reign of : OUP Oxford.

Ammianus Marcellinus (c. - after ) is the preeminent historian of the Late Roman Empire, whose extant work forms the most important narrative we possess on the Fourth Century A.D.

Born of genteel extraction in a Greek-speaking part of the empire, Ammianus served in the army in campaigns ranging form Gaul to Persia before settling in Rome and beginning his literary /5.

With this striking and bravura narrative of the earthquake and tsunami of 21 July A.D. Ammianus Marcellinus ends Book 26 of his Res displaying many of the features characteristic of Ammianus – daunting linguistic variation, brilliant observation of detail, a dazzling and blurred sequence of discrete pictures — this passage also stands out from the Cited by: Ammianus Marcellinus, (born c.Antioch, Syria [now Antakya, Tur.]—diedRome [Italy]), last major Roman historian, whose work continued the history of the later Roman Empire to Ammianus was born of a noble Greek family and served in the army of Constantius II in Gaul and Persia under the general Ursicinus, who was dismissed after he allowed the Persians to .