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Title The late Roman world and its historian : interpreting Ammianus Marcellinus / edited by Jan Willem Drijvers and David Hunt.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.

Series Routledge classical monographs.
Routledge classical monographs.
Subject Ammianus Marcellinus. Rerum gestarum libri.
Historians -- Rome -- Biography.
Greeks -- Rome -- Biography.
Emperors -- Rome -- Biography -- History and criticism.
Rome -- History -- Empire, 284-476 -- Historiography.
Alt Name Drijvers, Jan Willem.
Hunt, David (Edward David), 1947-
Description 1 online resource (xii, 243 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-239) and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary Ammianus Marcellinus, Greek by birth but writing in Latin c. AD 390, was the last great Roman historian. His writings are an indispensable basis for our knowledge of the late Roman world.
Contents Cover; The Late Roman World and Its Historian: Interpreting Ammianus Marcellinus; Copyright; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; Part I: Ammianus, Soldier and Historian; 2. Ammianus Marcellinus and Fourth-century Warfare; 3. Preparing the Reader for War; 4. The Persian Invasion of 359; 5. The Outsider Inside; 6. Ammianus and the Eunuchs; Part II: Images of Emperors; 7. Images of Constantius; 8. Telling Tales; 9. Ammianus on Jovian; 10. Nec Metu Nec Adulandi Foeditate Constricta; 11. Ammianus, Valentinian and the Rhine Germans
Part III: Rome, the Historian and his Audience12. Ammianus Satiricus; 13. A Persian at Rome; 14. Some Constantinian References in Ammianus; 15. Templum Mundi Totius; Part IV: The World Beyond, Persia and Isauria; 16. Ammianus Marcellinus' Image of Arsaces and Early Parthian History; 17. Pure Rites; 18. Visa Vel Lecta?; 19. Ammianus Marcellinus on Isauria; Select Bibliography; Index
Note English.
ISBN 0203170911 (electronic bk.)
9780203170915 (electronic bk.)
0203024893 (electronic bk.)
9780203024898 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN ebc178178
OCLC # 50675756
Additional Format Print version: Late Roman world and its historian. London ; New York : Routledge, 1999 041520271X (DLC) 99018312 (OCoLC)40762752.