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Philological and historical commentary on Ammianus Marcellinus XXVI.

9789004163461

Philological and historical commentary on Ammianus Marcellinus XXVI.

Ed. by J. den Boeft et al.

BRILL

2008

356 pages

$156.00

Hardcover

PA6205

Having commented on earlier sections of Ammianus' history of Rome, Den Boft and colleagues here consider the first book that discusses the Pannonian emperors Valentinian and Valens, that is, the post-Julian period of the fourth century. Passage by passage, they place his account into such contexts as his overall approach to history, his interpretation of recent and events, subsequent events that he did or did not foreshadow, literary traditions, and other evidence for the period.

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