Emperor Constantine (Paperback)
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Short Description for Emperor Constantine 'Emperor Constantine' is a convenient and concise account of one of the most important figures in ancient history. Hans Pohlsander provides comprehensive coverage of religious, political, legal and military aspects of Constantine's reign.
- Published: 28 October 2004
- Format: Paperback 144 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780415319386 ISBN 10: 0415319382
- Sales rank: 545,840
Full description for Emperor Constantine
"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.