This book, bringing together decades of research available in English for the first time, explores case studies showing how members of the Roman Senate crowded the political scene in the Western Empire under Constantine and his successors. Roman senators established proactive relations with Christian emperors and elites, using their diplomatic skills to maintain their own privileges in a Christan empire, including their own beliefs in ancient cults. This book is of interest to students and scholars of Late Roman history, religion, and politics.

Christian Emperors and Roman Elites in Late Antiquity

LIZZI
2022

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This book, bringing together decades of research available in English for the first time, explores case studies showing how members of the Roman Senate crowded the political scene in the Western Empire under Constantine and his successors. Roman senators established proactive relations with Christian emperors and elites, using their diplomatic skills to maintain their own privileges in a Christan empire, including their own beliefs in ancient cults. This book is of interest to students and scholars of Late Roman history, religion, and politics.
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