Galerius and the Will of Diocletian

Galerius and the Will of Diocletian

by William Lewis Leadbetter

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Overview

Drawing from a variety of sources - literary, visual, archaeological; papyri, inscriptions and coins - the author studies the nature of Diocletian's imperial strategy, his wars, his religious views and his abdication. The author also examines Galerius' endeavour to take control of Diocletian's empire, his failures and successes, against the backdrop of Constantine's remorseless drive to power.

The first comprehensive study of the Emperor Galerius, this book offers an innovative analysis of his reign as both Caesar and Augustus, using his changing relationship with Diocletian as the principal key to unlock the complex imperial politics of the period.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415859714
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/01/2013
Series: Roman Imperial Biographies Series
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 13.80(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Dynasts and Oligarchs 2. Iovius and Herculius 3. Caesar and Augustus 4. Galerius and Diocletian 5. Constantius Augustus 6. The Iovii and Herculii 7. Galerius Augustus. Appendix: Stemma of the Iovii and Herculii. Bibliography

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