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The Donatist Church: A Movement of Protest in Roman North Africa

W. H. C. Frend

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264088
eISBN:
9780191682704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264088.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This work is a development of a thesis written immediately before the Second World War, on ‘The Social and Economic Background of Early Christianity in North Africa down to A.D. 430, with special ... More


The Fourth Edict in the West and the Date of the Council of Elvira 1

G. E. M. De Ste. Croix

in Christian Persecution, Martyrdom, and Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199278121
eISBN:
9780191707872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278121.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter responds to criticisms by W.H.C. Frend of the conclusions of Chapter 1 by investigating whether Diocletian's so-called fourth edict against the Christian Church was ever promulgated in ... More


Landscapes of Imperialism: Africa: A Landscape of Opportunity?

David J. Mattingly

in Imperialism, Power, and Identity: Experiencing the Roman Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160177
eISBN:
9781400848270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160177.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

In recent years, a strong case has been made for identifying intensive economic growth in the provinces of Africa Proconsularis and Numidia—notably, between the second and fourth centuries AD. This ... More


Justice in the World: The Execution of

Joy Connolly

in The Life of Roman Republicanism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162591
eISBN:
9781400852475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162591.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter turns to questions of justice and ends with a close reading of Sallust's Jugurtha (and to a lesser extent, his Catiline). Sallust organizes his history of Jugurtha's war against the ... More


Kings and Regime Change in the Roman Republic

Olivier Hekster

in Imperialism, Cultural Politics, and Polybius

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600755
eISBN:
9780191738791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600755.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter analyses the ways in which political circumstances in Republican Rome were exploited by foreign kings to strengthen their positions. It argues that kings consciously used the ... More


The Rule of Optatus and Gildo a.d. 386–98

W. H. C. Frend

in The Donatist Church: A Movement of Protest in Roman North Africa

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264088
eISBN:
9780191682704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264088.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

Two appointments in no way connected with each other opened the decisive period of strife between the Catholics and the Donatists. In 386, the Emperor Theodosius nominated Firmus' younger brother ... More


The Last Phase: Donatism in Vandal and Byzantine Africa

W. H. C. Frend

in The Donatist Church: A Movement of Protest in Roman North Africa

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264088
eISBN:
9780191682704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264088.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

With the exchange of letters between Augustine and Gaudentius, the continuous thread in the story of Donatism is interrupted. For the next century and a half the Donatists might have ceased to exist ... More


C. Sallvsti Crispi Bellvm Ivgurthinvm

Michael Comber and Catalina Balmaceda

in Sallust: The War Against Jugurtha

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856686375
eISBN:
9781800342750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856686375.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter provides the text and translation of Sallust's Bellum Iugurthinum, which begins with a prologue about the causes of the discord, followed by an excursus and the beginnings of the war. ... More


Where Were North African Nundinae Held?

Elizabeth Fentress

in Communities and Connections: Essays in Honour of Barry Cunliffe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199230341
eISBN:
9780191917448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199230341.003.0016
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

Like several other contributors to this volume I wrote my doctoral thesis for Barry (on the economic effects of the Roman army on Southern Numidia), learning from him of the possible ways in which ... More


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