Envoys and political communication in the late antique West, 411-533

@inproceedings{Gillett2003EnvoysAP,
  title={Envoys and political communication in the late antique West, 411-533},
  author={A. Gillett},
  year={2003}
}
Preface 1. Embassies and political communication in the post-imperial world 2. The provincial view of Hydatius 3. The hero as envoy: Sidonium Appollinaris's Panegyric on Avitus 4. The saint as envoy: fifth and sixth century Latin bishops' Lives 5. Cassiodorus and Senarius 6. Negotium Agendum Conclusion Appendices Bibliography. 
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