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Sidonius Apollinaris and the Fall of Rome, Ad 407-485

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The fifth century AD was a period of military turmoil and political upheaval in Western Europe. The career of the Gallo-Roman senator and bishop, Sidonius Apollinaris ( c . 430- c . 485), holder of government office under three Roman emperors and later bishop of Clermont Ferrand, vividly illustrates the processes which undermined Roman rule. Both a career politician and an ardent Christian, Sidonius in his writings reveals both the confusion of loyalties afflicting an aristocracy under threat, and the compromises necessary ...

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Sidonius Apollinaris and the Fall of Rome, Ad 407-485 1995, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198144724

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