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Themistius and the imperial court

oratory, civic duty, and Paideia from Constantius to Theodosius

by John Vanderspoel

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Themistius.,
    • Themistius -- Relations with Roman emperors.,
    • Rome -- Kings and rulers.,
    • Rome -- Politics and government -- 284-476.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-265) and index.

      StatementJohn Vanderspoel.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsB708.T7 V36 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 280 p. ;
      Number of Pages280
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL780421M
      ISBN 100472104853
      LC Control Number95012268

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