Chronicles, Consuls, and Coins: Historiography and History in the Later Roman Empire

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The papers collected in this volume focus on the sources for reconstructing the history of the third to fifth centuries AD. The first section, 'Historiography', looks at a small group of chronicles and breviaria whose texts are fundamental for our reconstruction of the history of the third and fourth centuries, some well known, others much less so: Eusebius of Caesarea, Jerome, the lost Kaisergeschichte, and Eutropius. In this section the goal in each case is a specific attempt to come to a better understanding of the ...

Chronicles, Consuls, and Coins: Historiography and History in the Later Roman Empire 2011, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9781409428206

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