The Metamorphosis of Constantine

  title={The Metamorphosis of Constantine},
  author={Barbara Saylor Rodgers},
  journal={The Classical Quarterly},
  pages={233 - 246}
  • B. Rodgers
  • Published 1 May 1989
  • History
  • The Classical Quarterly
Many have written of imperial qualities perceived or publicized, particularly of those attached to the emperor Constantine. Although only a tediously exhaustive volume could do justice to the whole subject, and any essay which does not embrace the whole runs the risk of being faulted for some omission or other, one may yet justify a particular concern. The subject of the present paper is the tension between form and function, which appears nowhere so readily as in a series of similar literary… 
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