Constantine the Great, fragment of a colossal statue

Week 2 (January 17-21)


 

The Late Roman Empire, 284-395 [see the on-line map]

  • Tuesday:  From Diocletian to Constantine the Great: Tetrarchy and Dominate [Treadgold 13-51, 103-119, 136-146; Geanakoplos 39 (no. 19), 87 (no. 57 A and B), 229-230 (no. 164), 252 (no. 177 A and B); Ralph Mathisen, Diocletian; Michael DiMaio, Constantine the Great]; see also the Edict of Milan, Eusebius on the conversion of Constantine, and the Nicene Creed.
  • Thursday: From Julian to Theodosius: the state under strain [Treadgold 52-77; Geanakoplos 127-128 (no. 92B), 128-129 (no. 93), 328-330 (nos. 242-243), 393-394 (no. 296)]