Plutarch and Rome

  title={Plutarch and Rome},
  author={Chris Jones},
City and Imperial Administration in the Later Roman Empire J. H. W. G. LIEBESCHUETZ In this book the writings of Libanius are used to illustrate trends in the public life of Antioch in the fourth century. Under the impact of the centralizing reforms of the emperors Diocletian and Constantine, civil institutions were caught in a vicious circle. Failures of the curial oligarchy provoked the interference on the part of the imperial governors. This in turn weakened the machinery of civic self… 

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