“crisis of 3
century”, Diocletian, Tetrarchy, Constantine, Maxentius, Milvian Bridge, Edict
of Milan, “Christianization”, Heresey, Arianism/Donatism, Montanism/ Monophysite, “fall of
Rome’, plumbiam?, race?, other?,Byzas, Constantinople, Justinian, Procopius,
HagriaSophia, Basil, Bulgaroktonos, iconoclasts, iconodules, 5/29/1453
in the 3
. there is an economic crisis
Roman empire distributor of coin around the realm. (Standard of the
Coinage based on silver.
.. There were gold, bronze and copper as well.
coinage is cut so the amount of silver in a coin decreases… soilders no
longer except silver coins.
emperor like Diocletian set up standard price.
universal price control
led to inflation and price standards
army wants guaranteed pay
Diocletian 280 3
rule of 4 men
Augustus in east and west
Caesar in east and westtantius as Caesar NW, Maximian as Augustus
W, Galerius as Caesar (center), Diocleaseas (goddest roma chief