Diokletian und die Tetrarchie

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Author  Alexander Demandt
Publisher  Walter de Gruyter
Publication Date   October 25, 2004
ISBN  3110182300
Pages  260

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Thirteen papers, from a symposium held in Split in 2003 (the site of Diocletian's palace), discuss the reign of Diocletian (284-305 AD), the Tetrachy and Diocletian's impact on southern Germany and the Balkans. The interdisciplinary papers, which include historical, documentary, archaeological and architectural studies: discuss the relationship between the emperor and the gods under the Tetrarchy; names and titles; law; the political structure; Christianity in the Danube and Balkan provinces; Dalmatia; the restoration of Diocletian's palace and mausoleum in Split; German 19th-century portraits of Diocletian. An extensive gazetteer of Christian sites in the Danube and Balkan provinces concludes the book. Three papers in English, ten in German.

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