Unformatted text preview: 3. In contrast to Eusebius writing, which has an exaggerated feel to it, we see that Ammianus tells what appears to be a faithful recollection of History. His works praise what is meant to be praised, but not overly so, and point out flaws which need to be addressed. Ammianus, of the two, is certainly the more accurate historian, where as Eusebius is the more biased. In addition, Ammianus appears to have less of an inclination towards Christianity than Eusebius. 4. Constantine embraced the idea of Christianity and turned towards it as the answer to religious questions. Julian, quite the opposite, converted from Christianity into Paganism and works to rebuild traditional Roman beliefs and traditions....
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- Fall '07
- Constantine, Eusebius, Julian the Apostate, Constantius II