The Roman Revolution of Constantine (Paperback)

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The reign of the emperor Constantine (306-337) was as revolutionary for the transformation of Rome's Mediterranean empire as that of Augustus, the first emperor three centuries earlier. The abandonment of Rome signaled the increasing importance of frontier zones in northern and central Europe and the Middle East. The foundation of Constantinople as a new imperial residence and the rise of Greek as the language of administration previewed the establishment of a separate eastern Roman empire.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780521133012
ISBN-10: 0521133017
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: April 1st, 2009
Pages: 458
Language: English