Libanius on Constantine

@article{Wiemer1994LibaniusOC,
  title={Libanius on Constantine},
  author={Hans‐ulrich Wiemer},
  journal={The Classical Quarterly},
  year={1994},
  volume={44},
  pages={511 - 524}
}
It is well known that the emperor Julian plays a central role in the life and writings of the Antiochene sophist Libanius. As a commentator on the life and reign of the emperor Constantine, he is seldom taken into account, and if he is, he usually gets short shrift as being verbose and unreliable. This neglect is, I believe, hardly justified. Even if it were true that Libanius could not teach us anything about the historical Constantine, his testimony still deserves attention as an example of… 

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