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Procopius and the sixth century

Averil Cameron

Procopius and the sixth century

by Averil Cameron

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Published by Duckworth in London .
Written in English


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StatementAveril Cameron.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15171476M
ISBN 100715624059
OCLC/WorldCa26310724

Yet, significantly, Procopius composed a history, a panegyric, as well as a satire of his own times. Anthony Kaldellis here offers a new interpretation of these writings of Procopius, situating him as a major source for the sixth century and one of the great historians of antiquity and Byzantium. The challenge is to discover a Procopius who is recognizably the product of his own age, shaped by the pressures and preoccupations of the sixth century C.E., and to understand how a history Author: Philip Rance.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Procopius. A Wikipedia article about this author is available.. Procopius: History of the Wars (all pre volumes; copyright of later volumes uncertain), trans. by H. B. Dewing Books I and II (The Persian War): Gutenberg text; . Particularly remarkable is Procopius’s mention of an aristocratic assembly playing an important role during the succession crisis of (Historiae ). Apart from Ammianus Marcellinus’s Res gestae and the 6th-century Strategicon, Procopius’s work is the most important literary source for the equipment and tactics of the Sasanian army.

Byzantine Chronicles and the Sixth Century (Variorum Collected Studies) View larger image. By: Roger Byzantine chronicle can also help achieve a better understanding of the period than that provided by the classicizing Procopius with his emphasis on war and conquest. This is a copyrighted book. Reviews. No Rating Yet Other Books. by. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Procopius and the Sixth Century at gama-uk.comce: $


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Jan 26,  · Cameron's Procopius and the Sixth Century, first published inbecame for a long time orthodoxy on Procopius' mystifying three works. Cameron's merit is, firstly, to have shown the importance of genre and how it must supersede the search for factual detail, and secondly to have pointed at the complementarity of the three works.3/5(1).

Jan 01,  · Procopius and the Sixth Century book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Originally published by Duckworth and the University /5.

This book discusses the historical value and sixth century context of the Greek historian Procopius of Caesarea. The writings of Procopius are the primary source of information for the rule of the emperor Justinian gama-uk.comius was the author of a history in eight books on the wars prosecuted by Justinian, a panegyric on the emperor's public works projects throughout the empire, and a book known as the Secret History that claims to report the scandals that Procopius could not include in his officially Born: c.

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Procopius' writings are seen to comprise a subtle whole; only if they are understood in this way can their historical value be properly appreciated. The result is a new evaluation of Procopius which will be central to any future history of the sixth century.

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Click Download or Read Online button to get byzantine chronicles and the sixth century book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. The best books published during the 6th century A.D. (January 1, through December 31, ). See also: Best Books of the 21st Century Best Books of the 20th Century.

In Secret History, the Byzantine historian Procopius (late fifth century to after CE) attacks the sixth century CE emperor Justinian and empress Theodora and alleges their ruinous effect on the Roman empire.

Procopius's pen is particularly sharp in portraying Theodora's lewdness. In On Buildings, the Byzantine historian Procopius (late fifth century to after CE) describes the churches, public buildings, fortifications, and bridges Justinian erected throughout his empire, from the Church of St.

Sophia in Constantinople to city walls at Carthage. The work is richly informative about architecture of the sixth century CE. PROCOPIUS ON THE SLAVS.

Procopius of Caesarea is one of the greatest historians of Late Antiquity. He was born around and died ca. having thus lived much of his life as a contemporary of Emperor Justinian (). Procopius was an assessor (legal advisor) on the staff of General Belisarius and accompanied him on campaign in Mesopotamia, Africa, and Italy.

Procopius of Caesarea and Historiography in the Sixth Century to papers on various aspects of history-writing in the sixth century and to Procopius’ place in this context.

Context In any modern book on the reign of Justinian, or indeed on the sixth century generally, reference is constantly made to Procopius. For, as Edward Gibbon ( for a more general survey of sixth-century scholarship. The objective of Cameron’s book was deceptively simple: to understand Procopius, who seemed such a puzzle because of the apparently diverse and contrasting nature of his three surviving works: the Wars classicising histori.

Procopius of Caesarea was born in the latter years of the fifth century at Caesarea in Palestine. He originated from the land-owning provincial upper class and, like Zosimus, became a civil servant. As early as A.D. before the emperor Justin's death, Procopius became counsellor, assessor, and secretary to Belisarius, whose fortunes and.

Procopius of Cesarea’s Secret History of the sixth century reign of Byzantine emperor Justinian is problematic for the modern historian. From its descriptions of Empress Theodora’s sexual escapades to the description of Justinian’s transformation into a devil, it reads more like a .Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months.This volume aims to encourage dialogue and collaboration between international scholars by presenting new literary and historical interpretations of the sixth-century writer Procopius of Caesarea, the major historian of Justinian&#;s reign.

Although scholarship on Procopius has flourished.