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Julian and later developments

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Julian and later developments I. Julian (331-363 A.D.); his home page a.childhood and youth; Constantius II ; Macellum; Gallus b.the liberation: Athens U (pp. 126ff.); university life: Libanius ; trivium (grammar, rhetoric, dialectic), quadrivium (geometry/geography, arithmetic, astronomy, music) II. Julian in power a. edicts: recall of exiled Christian bishops; edict against Christians teaching Greek authors b. Christianity imitated: philanthropia c. Neoplatonism ("the Broad Church of Paganism") - Plotinus ( A.D. 204-270); "the One" - Porphyry (232-304): anti-Christian treatises - Iamblichus (250-325): theurgy and magic; cf. Maximus and Sosipatra; Priscus d. against the bureaucracy (anyone say "Byzantine"?) in Constantinople - the main ranks: ab epistulis, a libellis, a rationibus, Cubicularius, agentes in rebus
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Unformatted text preview: - development under Claudius, Hadrian, Septimius Severus, and the late empire e. the events at Antioch and Daphne (pp. 367ff.); St. Babylas vs. Apollo; Beardhater f. personality and assessment II. Some developments in the 4th and 5th centuries a. villa economy b. curiales (cf. Julian , p. 357) III. Division of the empire in A.D. 395 (Arcadius, Honorius); the empire strikes back: Aetius vs. Attila the Hun in A.D. 451; the formal end in the west: Romulus Augustulus deposed by Odoacer in A.D. 476; end of the eastern Roman empire: 1453 (fall of Constantinople) IV. Transformation: Ravenna Theoderic (A.D. 493-526); Justinian (A.D. 527-565); Baptisteries ; Churches of San Vitale, San Apollinare, San Apollinare in Classe...
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