Christian Accounts of the Religious Legislation of Theodosius I.

@article{Errington1997ChristianAO,
  title={Christian Accounts of the Religious Legislation of Theodosius I.},
  author={Robert. Errington},
  journal={Klio},
  year={1997},
  volume={79},
  pages={398 - 443}
}
Historical reconstruction of the religious policies of Theodosius I is a more complex Operation than most historians have realised. Simply to combine and explain the literary and documentary sources on individual events and actions as they occur and as the sources happen to have survived leads to the omission or distortion of major aspects of the historiographical tradition.^ In particular the development of knowledge about the subject in antiquity — what each writer who serves as a historical… 
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