A Conflict of Ideas in the Late Roman Empire: The Clash by Andreas Alfoldi, Andras Alfoldi PDF

By Andreas Alfoldi, Andras Alfoldi

ISBN-10: 0313208360

ISBN-13: 9780313208362

Professor Alfoldi describes the clash within the reign of Emperer Valentinian I among the previous global of pagan notion and customized and the recent order created by means of the conversion to Christianity of Constantine the good. regardless of Valentinian's noble coverage of tolerance, he seemed the perform of magic by way of prime Roman nobles, which the Senate and aristocracy of Rome thought of applicable upkeep of conventional rites, as disloyalty and hazardous to his individual and to the nation. In Valentinian's reign the fight was once manifested within the trials of practitioners of magic.

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