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The Lower Danube Region under Pressure: from Valens to Heraclius

J. H. W. G. LIEBESCHUETZ

in The Transition to Late Antiquity, on the Danube and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264027
eISBN:
9780191734908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264027.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter describes developments in the territory north of the Haemus mountains — included in the late Roman provinces of Moesia Superior, Dacia Ripensis, Moesia Inferior and Scythia Minor — from ... More


Goths in the Roman Balkans c.350–500

P. HEATHER

in The Transition to Late Antiquity, on the Danube and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264027
eISBN:
9780191734908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264027.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter focuses on four main chronological periods: the era prior to the arrival of the Huns, when the Goths were settled beyond the Danube; a first major phase of Gothic intrusion into the ... More


Pannonians and Thracians the Origins of Conflict 453–473

P. J. Heather

in Goths and Romans 332–489

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205357
eISBN:
9780191676581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205357.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses the start of the conflict between the two Gothic groups: the Amal-led Goths that settled in Pannonia and the Thracian Goths. It describes each Gothic group, before identifying ... More


Zeno and the Goths, 474–479

P. J. Heather

in Goths and Romans 332–489

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205357
eISBN:
9780191676581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205357.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses Zeno, who was the father of Emperor Leo's grandson and heir, Leo II. It looks at his relations with the Amal-led Goths and the Thracian Goths, and his appointment as MVM ... More


The End of Arianism

Maurice Wiles

in Archetypal Heresy: Arianism Through the Centuries

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245918
eISBN:
9780191600814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245916.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Arianism has been extensively studied as a fourth‐century phenomenon, usually seen as brought to an end by the Council of Constantinople in the East and the Council of Aquileia in the West (both 381 ... More


Goths and Romans 332–489

Peter Heather

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205357
eISBN:
9780191676581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205357.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book examines the collision of Goths and Romans in the fourth and fifth centuries. In these years Gothic tribes played a major role in the destruction of the western half of the Roman Empire, ... More


The two cities

Carol Harrison

in Augustine: Christian Truth and Fractured Humanity

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198752202
eISBN:
9780191695070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752202.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Society

In AD 410 when Rome fell to the Goths, a crisis understanding was brought about that took on various questions that have been buried in antique thought. Pagan civilization and tradition proliferated ... More


The Gothic Version

BRUCE M. METZGER

in The Early Versions of the New Testament: Their Origin, Transmission, and Limitations

Published in print:
1977
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198261704
eISBN:
9780191682209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198261704.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

The Gothic version of the New Testament is the earliest surviving literary monument in a Teutonic language. This chapter discusses the introduction of Christianity among the Goths and the translation ... More


Reconstructing Gothic History

P. J. Heather

in Goths and Romans 332–489

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205357
eISBN:
9780191676581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205357.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter introduces the broad outlines of the political history of the Goths in the migration period. It surveys the major surviving sources, both archaeological and literary, and how they have ... More


The Peace of 382 and After

P. J. Heather

in Goths and Romans 332–489

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205357
eISBN:
9780191676581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205357.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses the peace that followed after six years of conflict between the Goths and Gratian. It looks at the treaty of 382, which renewed Constantine's special relationship with the ... More


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