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Hydatius

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a late Roman chronicler in post-Roman Spain : an historiographical study and new critical edition of the Chronicle
Abstract:

Late Roman chronicles are little studied and greatly misunderstood. The purpose of this dissertation is to treat a Late Roman chronicler, Hydatius, as a living, breathing person and to use the chronicle as a means of revealing this individual: his beliefs, his interests, his fears, his attitudes, his view of the Empire, and his abilities as an historian. Hydatius was a bishop in Gallaecia, writing in 468-9 amidst the Suevic depredations of Spain. As a result he is a unique source in that he ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Literae Humaniores
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Author
Publication date:
1989
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602323697
URN:
uuid:82b53777-b0d6-4720-bda9-4207d9bfa313
Local pid:
td:602323696

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