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Unformatted text preview: Septimus Severus o Severus made reforms on army o Victory arch Caracalla o Killed Eligabalus cousin o Monotheistic worship o Killed in 222 Alexander Severus o Good, peaceful o Disciplinarian with army (killed by them) o Military and political instability Merging Diacletian (284 305) Founder of New Rome Dominate Tetrarchy o Mobile power o Codified succession o In the west: Maximian and Constantius o In the east: Diocletian (Vicars) and Galerius (Governors) Reorganization of new state Constantine (306 337) Receives the Chirho sign which he believes is vital 313 Edict of Milan all religions are to be tolerated Christianity is vital to him - baptized Defeats Byzantium and creates Constantinople o Imperial seats are moved from Rome to Byzantium o Rome covered as political center...
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This note was uploaded on 06/12/2011 for the course HUMA 111 taught by Professor -- during the Spring '11 term at Rice.
- Spring '11