2nd Edition

Emperor Constantine

    144 Pages
    by Routledge

    144 Pages
    by Routledge

    First published in 2004. The Emperor Constantine provides a convenient and concise intro- duction to one of the most important figures in ancient history. Taking into account the historiographical debates of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, Hans A. Pohlsander assesses Constantine’s achievements. Key topics discussed include: How Constantine rose to power; The relationship between church and state during his reign; Constantine’s ability as a soldier and statesmen; The conflict with Licinius. This second edition is updated throughout to take into account the latest research on the subject. Also included is a revised introduction and an expanded bibliography.

    Biography

    Hans A. Pohlsander is Emeritus Professor of Classics and Religious Studies at the State University of New York at Albany. He is the author of Helena: Empress and Saint (1996).