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Julian's Gods

£34.99

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Used, very good condition, hard cover with dust jacket.
Julian's brief reign (361-363 AD) had a profound impact on his contemporaries, as he worked fervently for a pagan restoration in the Roman Empire, which was rapidly becoming Christian. Julian's Gods focuses on the cultural mentality of 'the last pagan Emperor' by examining a wide variety of his own writings. The surviving speeches and treatises, satires and letters offer a rare insight into the personal attitudes and motivations of a remarkable Emperor. They show Julian as a highly educated man, an avid student of Greek philosophy, and a talented author in his own right. This elegant and closely-argued study will deepen understanding not only of Julian, but of the context of fourth century Neoplatonism.
The book is in excellent condition with just very light shelfwear and a little fading to the top edge of the dust jacket. The hard cover has sound binding and sharp corners, and the pages are all clean and unmarked. The book appears to be unread.

Item details

Author(s):
Rowland Smith
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
229x152x28
EAN-13:
9780415034876
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0415034876
ISBN-13:
9780415034876
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
300
Publisher:
Routledge

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Used, very good condition, hard cover with dust jacket.
Julian's brief reign (361-363 AD) had a profound impact on his contemporaries, as he worked fervently for a pagan restoration in the Roman Empire, which was rapidly becoming Christian. Julian's Gods focuses on the cultural mentality of 'the last pagan Emperor' by examining a wide variety of his own writings. The surviving speeches and treatises, satires and letters offer a rare insight into the personal attitudes and motivations of a remarkable Emperor. They show Julian as a highly educated man, an avid student of Greek philosophy, and a talented author in his own right. This elegant and closely-argued study will deepen understanding not only of Julian, but of the context of fourth century Neoplatonism.
The book is in excellent condition with just very light shelfwear and a little fading to the top edge of the dust jacket. The hard cover has sound binding and sharp corners, and the pages are all clean and unmarked. The book appears to be unread.

Author(s):
Rowland Smith
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
229x152x28
EAN-13:
9780415034876
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0415034876
ISBN-13:
9780415034876
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
300
Publisher:
Routledge

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