Life and Letters in the Fourth Century

Originally published in 1901, this book examines life in the Roman Empire in the late fourth century through 'the writings of a series of typical men' from the period, focusing on literature rather than scientific writings.

Life and Letters in the Fourth Century

Author: T. R. Glover

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107687950

Page: 416

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Originally published in 1901, this book examines life in the Roman Empire in the late fourth century through 'the writings of a series of typical men' from the period, focusing on literature rather than scientific writings. Glover analyses the works of Ammianus Marcellinus, Julian, Quintus of Smyrna, Ausonius, Symmachus, Macrobius, Claudian, Prudentius, Sulpicius Severus, Palladas, Synesius and the Confessions of St Augustine. A review of the work of women pilgrims and some Greek and early Christian novels is also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in this often-overlooked period of literary history or in the history of the Late Roman Empire more generally.

Roman Letters

Goggin , T. The Life and Times of St. Gregory of Nyssa as Reflected in the Letters
and the Contra Eunomium . ... Glover , T. R. Life and Letters in the Fourth Century
. 1901. Reprint , New York : G. E. Stechert and Co. , 1924 . Hadas , Moses .

Roman Letters

Author: Matthew B. Schwartz

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1725240076

Page: 338

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In this selection of letters, notable Romans write about themselves and their times, as well as about personal and public matters. Seneca provides indignant remarks about the behavior of women in Nero's Rome. From his monastic cell in Bethlehem, St. Jerome berates St. Augustine for gossip he may have spread. Some letters give a different perspective to history, while other talk of harvests, marriages, and day-to-day events. For historical continuity, Hooper and Schwartz include a running commentary and brief biographical sketches on the writers.

A Companion to Latin Studies

T . R . Glover , ( 1 ) Studies in Virgil , ed . 2 , 1910 , ( 2 ) Life and Letters in the
Fourth Century , 1901 . Dill , Roman Society ( 1 ) from Nero to M . Aurelius , ed . 2
, 1905 , ( 2 ) in the last century of the Western Empire , 1898 ( ed . 3 , 1905 etc . ) .

A Companion to Latin Studies

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Page: 891

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Book Bulletin

Pl . 1901 . 628.100 Fine Arts . CARTWRIGHT , Julia ( Mrs. Ady ) . Painters of
Florence from the 13th to the 16th century . Pl . 1901 . ... 1901 . 816.44 GLOVER ,
Terrot Reaveley . Life and letters in the fourth century . 1901 . 870.229
GUILLEVILLE ...

Book Bulletin

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Imperial Brothers

... (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989). Gibbon, E, History of the
Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Liverpool, 1861, 4 vols). Glover, Life and
Letters in the Fourth Century (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1901): ...

Imperial Brothers

Author: Ian Hughes

Publisher: Pen and Sword

ISBN: 1473828635

Page: 208

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The latest of Ian Hughes' Late Roman biographies here tackles the careers of the brother emperors, Valentinian and Valens. Valentian was selected and proclaimed as emperor in AD 364, when the Empire was still reeling from the disastrous defeat and death in battle of Julian the Apostate (363) and the short reign of his murdered successor, Jovian (364). With the Empire weakened and vulnerable to a victorious Persia in the East and opportunistic Germanic tribes along the Rhine and Danube frontiers, not to mention usurpers and rebellions within, it was not an enviable position. Valentian decided the responsibility had to be divided (not for the first or last time) and appointed his brother as his co-emperor to rule the eastern half of the Empire. Valentinian went on to stabilize the Western Empire, quelling revolt in North Africa, defeating the 'Barbarian Conspiracy' that attacked Britain in 367 and conducting successful wars against the Germanic Alemanni, Quadi and Saxons; he is remembered by History as a strong and successful Emperor. Valens on the other hand, fare less well and is most remembered for his (mis)treatment of the Goths who sought refuge within the Empire's borders from the westward-moving Huns. Valens mishandling of this situation led to the Battle of Adrianople in 378, where he was killed and Rome suffered one of the worst defeats in her long history, often seen as the 'beginning of the end' for the Western Roman empire. Ian Hughes, by tracing the careers of both men in tandem, compares their achievements and analyzes the extent to which they deserve the contrasting reputations handed down by history.

A Commentary on Quintus of Smyrna Posthomerica V

Five Centuries of Latin Hexameter Poetry : Silver Age and Late Empire ” (
appendix on repetition in Quintus ) , TAPHA 98 ( 1967 ) 77-150 . Elderkin , G.W.
... Glover , T.R. , Life and Letters in the Fourth Century , Cambridge 1901 .
Hermann , G.

A Commentary on Quintus of Smyrna Posthomerica V

Author: Alan (Alan W.) James

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004115941

Page: 172

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The Posthomerica of Quintus of Smyrna is the only surviving Greek epic that gives a full narrative of the Trojan War between the Iliad and the Odyssey. Book V covers the contest between Ajax and Odysseus over the armour of Achilles, leading to Ajax' madness, suicide and funeral. The work's major areas of interest are: influence of the Homeric epics, Quintus' use of later sources, the Trojan War in Greek and Latin literature, and Greek cultural history under the Roman Empire.

Bulletin

.I 7587 and the causes to which it is due . GLOVER , T. R. Life and letters in the
1902 ...... M 1569 fourth century . 1901 .... .I 2291 MACMILLAN , Hugh . The
Highland Tay GOWER , Lord R. C : L. S. The tower of from Tyndrum to Dunkeld .
1901 .

Bulletin

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Who s who

Publications : G.C.M.G. , R.N .; d . of late J. W. Butler - Scott , Life and Letters in
the Fourth Century , 1901 ; Annegrove Abbey , and Elizabeth Rosetta , d . Studies
in Virgil , 1904 ; second edition entitled of late John Bolton - Massy of Ballywire ...

Who s who

Author: Henry Robert Addison

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An annual biographical dictionary, with which is incorporated "Men and women of the time."

Bulletin

4 ° ... A 3448 Bourne , E. G. Essays in Historical Criticism . N. Y. , 1901. 8 ° ... .A
2164 B 1201 Brandow , J. H. Story of Old Saratoga and Schuylerville . 1900 ...
Brinkley ... Glover , T. R. Life and Letters in the Fourth Century . Cambridge , 1901
.

Bulletin

Author: Chicago Public Library

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A Companion to Latin Studies

T , R . Glover , ( 1 ) Studies in Virgil , ed . 2 , 1910 , ( 2 ) Life and Letters in the
Fourth Century , 1901 . Dill , Roman Society ( 1 ) from Nero to M . Aurelius , ed . 2
, 1905 , ( 2 ) in the last century of the Western Empire , 1898 ( ed . 3 , 1905 etc . ) .

A Companion to Latin Studies

Author: John Edwin Sandys

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Page: 891

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The Johns Hopkins University Seminary of History and Politics October 1901 to May 1912

December 6 , 1901 For Jacob Hollander ' s tenure as U . S . colonial official in
Porto Rico , see Textnotes to SR ... La Review de Paris ( December 15 , 1901 ) ,
Terrot Revealey Glover , Life and Letters in the Fourth Century ( Cambridge , Eng
 ...

The Johns Hopkins University Seminary of History and Politics  October  1901 to May  1912

Author: Johns Hopkins University Seminary of History and Politics

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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Page: 450

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American Journal of Philology

Libanius , leading man of letters in the fourth century , needed an interpreter for a
Latin letter . ... Rome and dealt with Roman themes — to prove Gibbon wrong (
T. R. Glover , Life and Letters in the Fourth Century , 1901 , footnotes to pp .

American Journal of Philology

Author: Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve

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Each number includes "Reviews and book notices."