Ammianus Marcellinus

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BRILL, 2009 - 347 pages
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Book 27 deals with events between 365 and 370. Military operations in the western and eastern half of the Empire take up a large part of the available space. Apart from military matters Ammianus deals with internal affairs. He discusses the terms of office of four Roman urban prefects and paints a picture of Petronius Probus, the mightiest civil official of the period. The most striking part of the book contains a portrait of the emperor Valentinian. This passage forms the centre of the book, which therefore has the structure of a triptych: of the two outer parts each contains military affairs in the West and the East and reports on some notable non-military events, whilst in the central panel Valentinian takes pride of place.
  

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Table des matières

Commentary on Chapter 4
77
Commentary on Chapter 5
103
Commentary on Chapter 6
127
Commentary on Chapter 7
161
Commentary on Chapter 8
181
Commentary on Chapter 9
203
Commentary on Chapter 10
223
Commentary on Chapter 11
251
Commentary on Chapter 12
267
Bibliography
295
Indices
317
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Jan den Boeft, Ph.D. (1970) in Latin, Leiden University, is emeritus Professor of Latin at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam and of Hellenistic Religions at Utrecht University. He has published on i.a. Ambrose, Augustine and Erasmus. Jan Willem Drijvers, Ph.D. (1989) in History, University of Groningen, is Lecturer in Ancient History at the University of Groningen. He is author of i.a. "Cyril of Jerusalem: Bishop and City" (Leiden 2004). Dani l den Hengst, Ph.D. (1981) in Latin, University of Amsterdam, is emeritus Professor of Latin at the University of Amsterdam. He has published on Late Antique Historiography. Hans Teitler, Ph.D. (1983) in Ancient History, Utrecht University, was formerly Senior Lecturer in Ancient History at Utrecht University. He is the author of "Notarii and Exceptores" (Amsterdam 1985).

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