East and West in the Roman Empire of the Fourth Century
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East and West in the Roman Empire of the Fourth Century

By Roald Dijkstra
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In East and West in the Roman Empire of the Fourth Century scholars examine from different angles to which degree the empire was still unified and whether it was perceived as such in the fourth century AD.

Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • List of Maps and Figures
  • List of Contributors
  • Introduction
    • The Concept of Unity and Geopolitical Developments
      • Unity in The Fourth Century: Four Case-studies
  • part 1
    • Geo-political Developments
  • Chapter 1
    • Les discours de l’unité romaine au quatrième siècle
      • Hervé Inglebert
        • I Les évolutions des troisième-quatrième siècles
          • II Les discours unificateurs
          • Conclusion
  • Chapter 2
    • Measuring the Power of the Roman Empire
      • David Potter
  • Chapter 3
    • Mapping the New Empire : A Geographical Look at the Fourth Century
      • Giusto Traina
  • Chapter 4
    • Die Synode von Serdika 343: Das Scheitern eines ökumenischen Konzils und seine Folgen für die Einheit der Reichskirche
      • Josef Rist
        • Die Ausgangslage
          • Der Verlauf der Beratungen
          • Die Ursachen der Spaltung
          • Schlussfolgerung
  • Chapter 5
    • The divisio regni of 364: The End of Unity?
      • Jan Willem Drijvers
        • Introduction
          • The Partition of Empire in 364
          • Valentinian’s Choice of the West
          • Duae curae and concordia
          • Concluding Remarks
  • part 2
    • Unity in the Fourth Century: Four Case Studies
  • Chapter 6
    • Building a Corporate Image for the Theodosian Dynasty
      • Gitte Lønstrup dal Santo
        • The Earliest Constantinopolitan Cult of Peter and Paul
          • Rome and Romanitas – Damasus and Concordia – Peter and Paul
          • Theodosian Patronage at Rome and Ravenna
          • The Church of Sts Peter and Paul in the Triconch at Constantinople
          • Concluding Remarks
  • Chapter 7
    • Looking at Athletics in the Fourth Century: The Unification of the Spectacle Landscape in East and West
      • Sofie Remijsen
        • Games and the Roman Empire
          • A Meeting with a Third-Century Athlete
          • Watching Athletic Contests in the Fourth Century
          • Looking at Athletes in the Fourth Century
          • A Romanization of Games?
  • Chapter 8
    • Eunuchs in the East, Men in the West? Dis/unity, Gender and Orientalism in the Fourth Century
      • Shaun Tougher
        • Introduction
          • Claudian and Eutropius
          • Claudian and Roman Orientalism
          • Court Eunuchs before 395
          • Court Eunuchs after 399
          • Conclusion
  • Chapter 9
    • Kaiser, Rom und Reich bei Prudentius
      • Christian Gnilka
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  • Index
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