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Child emperor rule in the late Roman West, AD 367-455 Meaghan A. McEvoy.

Author/Creator:
McEvoy, Meaghan A. author
Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (380 p.) : illustrations
Edition:
1st ed.
Series:
Oxford classical monographs.
Oxford Classical Monographs
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Subjects:
Emperors -- Succession -- Rome.
Rome -- History -- Valentinian I, 364-375.
Rome -- History -- Valentinian III, 425-455.
Rome -- History -- Theodosians, 379-455.650.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
McEvoy addresses the remarkable phenomenon of the Roman child-emperor. During the late fourth century the emperor Valentinian I, recovering from a life-threatening illness, took the novel step of declaring his eight year old son Gratian as his co-Augustus, actions which set a vital precedent.
Contents:
""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""List of Abbreviations""; ""Introduction: Spes Rei Publicae: The Hope of the State?""; ""Part One: Gratian and Valentinian II""; ""1. The Emperor in the Late Roman World""; ""2. Gratian and Valentinian II: Setting the Precedent""; ""3. Long-term Success and Failure""; ""4. Adjusting the Imperial Image""; ""Part Two: Honorius""; ""5. An Accident of Power?""; ""6. The Regime of Stilicho""; ""7. The Interregnum and the Rise of Flavius Constantius""; ""Part Three: Valentinian III""; ""8. The Struggle for Power""; ""9. The Regime of Aetius""
""10. Valentinian III: Child-turned-Adult Emperor?""""Conclusion""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from title page (ebrary, viewed June 10, 2013).
ISBN:
9780191642104
0-19-164210-X
1-299-62233-X
OCLC:
877442900