The Emperor Julian: Panegyric and Polemic

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Liverpool University Press, 1989 - Religion - 146 pages
This collection makes available in English for the first time the panegyric of Claudius Mamertinus (Panegyrici Latini XI/3), a substantial part of the treatise of John Chrysostom on St. Babylas and against Julian (de S. Babyla c. Julianum et gentiles XIV-XIX), and Emphrem Syrus' Hymns Against Julian.
 

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Contents

From Caesar to Augustus
1
Antioch and Daphne
39
From Ctesiphon to Nisibis
87
Map of the Roman Eastern Frontier
129

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About the author (1989)

Samuel N.C. Lieu read History at Cambridge and took his doctorate in Ancient and Oriental History at Oxford. From 1974-76 he was Junior Research Fellow at Wolfson College, Oxford, and was then appointed Lecturer in Classical Civilization at Warwick University where he was promoted to SeniorLecturer in Ancient History in 1989. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical and Royal Asiatic Societies, and of the Society of Antiquaries, and is the author of The Religion of Light (Hong Kong, 1979) and Manichaeism in the Later Roman Empire and Medieval China, A Historical Survey (Manchester,1985).

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