Zonaras" account of the neo-Flavian emperors

a commentary by Michael DiMaio

Publisher: University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor

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Dissertation (Ph.D.) - University of Missouri-Columbia, 1977.

Statementby Michael DiMaio II.
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Roman emperor and father of Constantine I. A member of the tetrarchy (four-man ruling body) with his adoptive father Maximian, Diocletian, and Galerius, he was made caesar (subemperor) in the West () and later caesar augustus (senior emperor) ().Children: Flavia Julia Constantia, Eutropia, Julius Constantius, Flavius Dalmatius, Anastasia. The Dominate [citation needed] or late Roman Empire is the name sometimes given to the "despotic" later phase of imperial government, following the earlier period known as the "Principate", in the ancient Roman mueck-consulting.com phase is more often called the Tetrarchy at least until when the empire was reunited.. It may begin with the commencement of the reign of Diocletian in AD , following. Mar 17,  · Constantius Flavius Valerius Emperor of Rome [], born 31 Mar , Dardania (Serbia), died 25 Jul , Eboracum (York), Britain Cook Family Ancestry Constantius Flavius Valerius Emperor of Rome [] This title is just so we know which tree we are working in, as there are many families represented here. When the Emperor Galerius died in , Licinius met Maximinus Daia at the Bosporus during the early summer of that year; they concluded a treaty and divided Galerius' realm between them. It was little more than a year later that the Emperor Constantine defeated Maxentius at the .

Get this from a library! The History of Zonaras: from Alexander Severus to the death of Theodosius the Great. [Joannes Zonaras; Thomas Banchich; Eugene Lane] -- "While an exile from Constantinople, the twelfth-century Byzantine functionary and canonist John Zonaras culled earlier chronicles and histories to compose an account of events from creation to the. administration Amorium Armenian Asia Minor Asiatic attack Bardas Basil bishops BOOK Bulgarian Byzantine army Byzantine empire Byzantine government caliph capital Cedrenus Charlemagne Cherson Christian church civilisation clergy command commenced compelled conduct conquest Constan Constantine Constantine IX Constantinople council court Crumn. Constantine XI Dragases Palaiologos, Latinized as Palaeologus (Greek: Κωνσταντῖνος Δραγάσης Παλαιολόγος, romanized: Kōnstantinos Dragasēs Palaiologos; 8 February – 29 May ) was the last reigning Byzantine emperor, ruling as a member of the Palaiologos dynasty from to his death in battle at the fall of Constantinople in Father: Manuel II Palaiologos. The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to ancient Rome. Ancient Rome – former civilization that thrived on the Italian Peninsula as early as the 8th century BC. Located along the Mediterranean Sea and centered on the city of Rome, it expanded to become one of the largest empires in the ancient world.

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Sep 19,  · That means his account of Roman history from the reigns of Alexander Severus to Theodosius the Great is particularly valuable. The text itself is rather short, taking up only 32 pages (pages 40 to 72) from Book XII of Zonaras’s chronicle and 40 pages (pages to ) from Book XIII.

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Joannes or John Zonaras was a Byzantine chronicler and theologian who lived in Constantinople. Under Emperor Alexios I Komnenos he held the offices of head justice and private secretary to the emperor, but after Alexios' death, he retired to the monastery on the Island of Hagia Glykeria, where he spent the rest of his life writing books.

Constans' birthdate is calculated by counting backwards from his age at the time of his death. Sources indicate that he died at either 27 or 30 (DiMaio, Zonaras,n.

Get this from a library. John Zonaras' account of the reign of Alexius I Comnenus (): translation and commentary. [Richard Tada; Joannes Zonaras]. [[10]]For a listing of the sources which discuss the division of the empire among the sons of Constantine and problems with their interpretation, see Michael DiMaio, "Smoke in the Wind: Zonaras' use of Philostorgius, Zosimus, John of Antioch, and John of Rhodes in his Narrative on the Neo-Flavian Emperors," Byzantion 58 (): ff.

Partial English trans, by Michael DiMaio, Jr. Zonaras' Account of the Neo-Flavian Emperors: A Commentary, (Ph.D diss., University of Missouri-Columbia, ; Diss Abs Accession No: AAG) [DiMaio has more in typescript]. On 1 March Diocletian appointed Galerius as his Caesar (junior emperor) in the east and Constantius as the Caesar of Maximianus Herculius.

Caesar in the west. Both Caesars had the right of. The consular Fasti for the period between and are discussed by Michael DiMaio, Zonaras' Account of the Neo-Flavian Emperors, (Ph.D. diss., University of Missouri-Columbia, ), [[7]]The second conflict between Licinius and Constantine is discussed by Barnes, Constantine and Eusebius, 76ff, Seeck, RE 13, col.

ff, idem. The History of Zonaras: From Alexander Severus to the Death of Theodosius the Great: From Alexander Severus Through the Death of Theodosius the Great (Routledge Classical Translations) | Thomas Banchich, Eugene Lane | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch mueck-consulting.com: Gebundenes Buch.

By he was the Praetorian Prefect of the western emperor Maximianus Herculius. [ [1]] Constantius' Reign as Caesar On 1 March Diocletian appointed Galerius as his Caesar (junior emperor) in the east and Constantius as the Caesar of Maximianus Herculius. Caesar in the west. Both Caesars had the right of succession.

The text of the Neo-Flavian material () covering the reigns of Constantius I to that of Julian II, which is the heart of Banchich and Lane's work, was first translated into English by me in as part of my doctoral dissertation at the University of Missouri under the guidance of Eugene Lane (Zonaras' Account of the Neo-Flavian Emperors: A Commentary).5/5(2).

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). That means his account of Roman history from the reigns of Alexander Severus to Theodosius the Great is particularly valuable. The text itself is rather short, taking up only 32 pages (pages 40 to 72) from Book XII of Zonaras’s chronicle and 40 pages (pages to ) from Book XIII.

The rest of the book is taken up with discussion and 5/5(3). Jan 22,  · Zonaras' Account of the Neo-Flavian Emperors, (Ph.D.

diss., University of Missouri-Columbia, ). Frakes, Robert. "Cross-References to the Lost Books of Ammianus Marcellinus." birth at some date between andalthough Barnes, relying on numismatic evidence, argues for the year (New Empire, 45).

2The surviving books of Children: Flavia Maxima Constantia. Buy The History of Zonaras (Routledge Classical Translations) 1 by Thomas Banchich (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors. DIR Atlas Constantine I ( - A.D.) Hans A. Pohlsander SUNY Albany. Bust of Constantine I Introduction The emperor Constantine has rightly been called the most important emperor of Late Antiquity.

While an exile from Constantinople, the twelfth-century Byzantine functionary and canonist John Zonaras culled earlier chronicles and histories to compose an account of events from creation to the reign of Alexius Comnenus. For topics where his sources are lost or appear elsewhere in more truncated form, his testimony and the identification of the texts on which he depends are of critical 3/5(1).

The Flavian dynasty was a Roman imperial dynasty, which ruled the Roman Empire between 69 AD and 96 AD, encompassing the reigns of Vespasian (69–79), and his two sons Titus (79–81) and Domitian (81–96). The Flavians rose to power during the civil war of 69, known as the Year of the Four mueck-consulting.com Galba and Otho died in quick succession, Vitellius became emperor in mid Nov 30,  · Rufinus' vivid account of the battle between the Eastern Emperor Theodosius and the Western usurper Eugenius by the River Frigidus in represents it as the final confrontation between paganism and Christianity.

It is indeed widely believed that a largely pagan aristocracy remained a powerful and active force well into the fifth century, sponsoring pagan literary circles, patronage of the /5(2). Flavius Julius Constans He was the second son of Constantine and Fausta.

He was crowned emperor on November 17, He was very involved with the military, and his biggest achievement with the army was the victory over the Persians in the Battle of Singara.

his cousin Gallus. The Constantinian dynasty is an informal name for the ruling family of the Roman Empire from Constantius Chlorus (died ) to the death of Julian in It is named after its most famous member, Constantine the Great who became the sole ruler of the empire in The dynasty is also called Neo-Flavian because every Constantinian emperor bore the name Flavius, similarly to the rulers of the.

Mar 16,  · This article focuses on the presence of material from Plutarch's Lives in Byzantine chronicles, particularly that of John Zonaras, the only chronicler to draw heavily on Plutarch's biographies.

Zonaras’ strong appreciation of Plutarch is evident when he repeatedly digresses from the main narrative to incorporate Plutarchean material related to secondary topics. Helen was the daughter of Constantine and mueck-consulting.com Constantius II made his cousin Julian his Caesar on 6 Novemberhe married him to his sister Helen and dispatched the couple to Gaul.

While in Gaul, Helen died during the Quinquennial Games; her remains were buried at a villa on the Via Nomentana in Rome next to her sister. May 08,  · Schmidt (= Dindorf lv-lvi) also noted that Zonaras seemed to have used a source related to Eutropius.

On Zonaras’ knowledge of Latin see also II, M. DiMaio, ‘ Zonaras’ Account of the Neo-Flavian Emperors: a Commentary ’ (Ph.D. diss., University of Missouri-Columbia ) Cited by: Flavian dynasty, (ad 69–96), the ancient Roman imperial dynasty of Vespasian (reigned 69–79) and his sons Titus (79–81) and Domitian (81–96); they belonged to the Flavia gens.

The fall of Nero (ad 68) and the extinction of the Julio-Claudian dynasty had been followed by a war of succession that. When Galerius learned about the acclamation of the usurper, he dispatched the Emperor Severus to put down the rebellion. Severus took a large field army which had formerly been that of Maximianus and proceeded toward Rome and began to besiege the city, Maxentius, however, and Maximianus, by means of a ruse, convinced Severus to surrender.

The purpose of the anthology is clear. The authors argue that, since he was the first Christian emperor, ancient historians have relied too much on such writers as Eusebius of Caesarea and Lactantius at the expense of other contemporary, pagan sources when they write their narratives of this Neo-Flavian emperor's reign.Constantius II Emperor of the Roman Empire [], born 7 AugSirmium (Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia), died 3 NovMopsuestia in Cicilia Cook Family Ancestry Constantius II Emperor of the Roman Empire [] This title is just so we know which tree we are working in, as there are many families represented here.Constantius Flavius Valerius, Emperor of Rome b.

31 Mar Dardania (Serbia) d. 25 Jul Eboracum (York), Britain: Cook Ancestry (junior emperor) in the east and Constantius as the Caesar of Maximianus Herculius.

Caesar in the west. DiMaio, Michael. Zonaras' Account of the Neo-Flavian Emperors, (Ph.D. diss., University of Missouri.