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Emperor and Senators in the Reign of Constantius II
Maintaining Imperial Rule Between Rome and Constantinople in the Fourth Century AD

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  • Date Published: August 2022
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  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108703710

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  • In this book, Muriel Moser investigates the relationship between the emperors Constantine I and his son Constantius II (AD 312–361) and the senators of Constantinople and Rome. She examines and contextualizes the integration of the social elites of Rome and the Eastern provinces into the imperial system and demonstrates their increased importance for the maintenance of imperial rule in response to political fragility and fragmentation. An in-depth analysis of senatorial careers and imperial legislation is combined with a detailed assessment of the political context - shared rule, the suppression of usurpations, Constantius' use of Constantine's memory. Using a wide range of literary, epigraphic, numismatic, and legal sources, some of which are as yet unpublished, this volume produces significant new readings of the history of the senates in Rome and Constantinople, of the construction of imperial rule and of historical change in Late Antiquity.

    • The first comparative history of the political role of the Senates in Constantinople and Rome under Constantine I and his son Constantius II (AD 312–361)
    • Draws on an extensive range of literary, epigraphic, numismatic, and legal sources from the reign of Constantius II, including unpublished inscriptions
    • Explores the careers of the senatorial elites within their political context from Constantine to Julian
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    • Date Published: August 2022
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108703710
    • length: 438 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 23 mm
    • weight: 0.508kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. A Unified Roman Empire (AD 312–337):
    1. Constantine and the Senate of Rome
    2. Constantine's eastern Roman empire
    Part II. Ruling the East (AD 337–350):
    3. The senatorial officials of Constantius II
    4. Remembering Constantine in Antioch and Constantinople
    Part III. Ruler of Rome and Constantinople (AD 350–361):
    5. Crisis and innovation: between Magnentius and Gallus
    6. Romanizing Constantinople: the creation of a second senate
    7. A Roman triumph: Constantius II in Rome.

  • Author

    Muriel Moser, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt Am Main
    Muriel Moser is Assistant Professor of Ancient History at Goethe-Universität Frankfurt Am Main. Her research focuses on the political and cultural history of the Graeco-Roman world from 100 BC to AD 400. Her publications include a themed volume of Antiquité Tardive called 'Imperial Presence in Late Antique Rome (2nd to 7th Centuries AD)' (co-edited with M. McEvoy, 2017), as well as Strategies of Remembering in Greece Under Rome (100 BC to 100 AD) (2017, co-edited with T. M. Dijkstra, I. N. I. Kuin and D. Weidgenannt).

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