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Julian, the apostate

De Vere, Aubrey Sir

Julian, the apostate

a dramatic poem

by De Vere, Aubrey Sir

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Published by B.J. Holdsworth in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfiche. [Dublin : European Micropublishing Services, 1988?] 1 microfiche. (GRAIL, the Galway resource for Anglo-Irish literature ; bk. 4).

Statementby Sir Aubrey De Vere Hunt.
SeriesGRAIL, the Galway resource for Anglo-Irish literature -- bk. 4.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination203 p.
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17138640M

  The Death of the Gods. Julian the Apostate is a novel by Dmitry Merezhkovsky, first published in as the first instalment of The Christ and Antichrist trilogy. Exploring the theme of the 'two truths', those of Christianity and the Pages:   The book serves two purposes for Vidal; one, depict the Apostate Julian as a tragic hero in true Hellenistic style, and two, provide a modern criticism of Christianity. The period of Constantine (Julian's Uncle) through Julian's death marks the foundation and development of Christianity, and it is no coincidence that Vidal chooses a hero from Cited by: 2.

Julian the Apostate by Bowersock, G. W. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Julian the Apostate by Bowersock, G W - AbeBooks Passion for books.   He also taught Church history at the University of Bari for ten years. Abbot Ricciotti s works include The Life of Christ, Paul the Apostle, The Acts of the Apostles, The Age of Martyrs, and Julian the Apostate. His books remain unique and noteworthy for their accurate information and clear, attractive style. He died in Pages:

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It is a short, to the point, biography of Julian the Apostate. So far as that goes, it is a very good book, but it could have been so much better. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse.

Arch Stanton. out of 5 stars Scholarly, Researched, Biased. Reviewed in the United States on Septem /5(11). Abbot Ricciotti s works include The Life of Christ, Paul the Apostle, The Acts of the Apostles, The Age of Martyrs, and Julian the Apostate.

His books remain unique and noteworthy for their accurate information and clear, attractive style. He died in /5(4). Julian The Apostate Hardcover – Septem by Giuseppe Ricciotti (Author), M.

Joseph Costelloe (Translator) out of 5 stars 4 ratingsCited by: 4. Flavius Claudius Julianus (); known to history as "Julian the Apostate;" is one of the most interesting Roman Emperors ( ); and his life is one of the most fascinating in all of ancient history. (There is more accurate historical information about him than about any other Emperor.) Impr.

This portrayal of one of antiquity's most enigmatic figures offers a vivid and compact assessment of the Apostate's life and reign. Proceeding directly from an evaluation of the ancient sources - the testimony of friends and enemies of Julian as well as the writings of the emperor himself - the author traces Julian's youth, his years as the commander of the Roman forces in Gaul, and his 4/5(3).

Julian is a novel by Gore Vidal, a work of historical fiction written primarily in the first person dealing with the life of the Roman emperor Flavius Claudius Julianus (known to Christians as Julian the Apostate), who reigned – by: 2.

Julian the Apostate, Against the Galileans: remains of the 3 books, excerpted from Cyril of Alexandria, Contra Julianum () pp AGAINST THE GALILAEANS [Translated by Wilmer Cave W RIGHT.

The Strange Case of Julian “The Apostate” By Wayne Jackson According to some historians, the influence of that Roman ruler, known as Julian “the Apostate” (A.D. ), was a critical point in the history of the Christian movement.

The remarkable bestseller about the fourth-century Roman emperor who famously tried to halt the spread of Christianity, Julian is widely regarded as one of Gore Vidal’s finest historical novels. Julian the Apostate, nephew of Constantine the Great, was one of the brightest yet briefest lights in the history of the Roman Empire/5.

Julian the Apostate sought to create a kind of 'Church of Paganism' as a viable alternative to the Christian religion in which he was reared, but which he repudiated to take up his ancestral gods and their rites.

Thus it is fitting that Julian be treated as a Pagan Church Father. That is the treatment given him at last by the erudite R. Joseph Hoffmann, whose earlier reconstruction of Porphyry. The Misopogon, or Beard-Hater, is a satirical essay on philosophers by the Roman Emperor was written in Classical satire was written in Antioch in February or Marchnot long before Julian departed for his fateful Persian campaign.

Glanville Downey says of the text: "Julian vented his spleen in the famous satire, the Misopogon or Beard-Hater, in which, by pretending to. Buy Julian the Apostate First Paperback Edition by Bowersock, G.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 6. Julian (Flavius Claudius Iulianus) "the Apostate", Roman Emperor, lived or to CE.

Born and educated in Constantinople as a Christian, after a precarious childhood he devoted himself to literature and philosophy and became a pagan, studying in various Greek cities.4/5.

If this book whets your appetite for the subject, I recommend Robert Browning's The Emperor Julian, Shaun Tougher's Julian the Apostate, and, on religion, Rowland Smith's Julian's Gods (which dismantles Bowersock effectively).

And of course, nothing beats going back to source: Julian's Works are available in a bilingual Loeb edition, and are /5(34). An illustration of an open book.

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Full text of "Julian the Apostate". In May,Julian left Constantinople for Asia and made active preparations at Antioch for a great war with Persia.

While at Antioch in the winter ofhe wrote his books against the Christians. In March,he advanced from Antioch into Mesopotamia, successfully crossed the Tigris, and fought a successful battle with the Persians.

For a Christianity triumphant, the invention of ‘Julian the Apostate’ was a godsend. Send Letters To: The Editor London Review of Books, 28 Little Russell Street London, WC1A 2HN [email protected] Please include name, address, and a telephone number.

Christopher Kelly Released on: Ap   The Last Pagan: Julian the Apostate and the Death of the Ancient World Adrian Murdoch.

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In order to navigate out of this carousel please Cited by: 7. The commander of the imperial guard under Julian the Apostate in his Persian campaign, Jovian was proclaimed emperor by the soldiers when Julian was killed.

Click the link for more information. Julian was a writer of some merit, and his works have been translated into English by. This new study of the last pagan Roman emperor provides remarkable insight into the man and his figure of Julian demands the attention of historians.

As the last pagan Roman Emperor, he provides a focus for studying the religious transformations that were taking place in the empire in the fourth century. Further, his secular policies and concerns concentrate attention on other. I feel like any book about Julian that perpetuates the label "apostate" must have a pro-Christian bias, and this one is no exception.

It's a short and decent intro to the emperor Julian (though originally written inthere is certainly newer scholarship about Julian out there)/5.If you are particularly interested in Julian the Apostate, then I would say this book was quite well done and I would recommend it.

It was certainly written well, even humorous, however I'm not really inspired to go read a bunch of other books on Julian or others mentioned in this book, which is what tipped the balance to a 2 instead of a /5. Flavius Claudius Julianus was the last pagan to sit on the Roman imperial throne ().

Born in Constantinople in orJulian was raised as a Christian, but apostatized, and during his short reign tried to revive paganism, which, after the conversion to Christianity of his uncle Constantine the Great early in the fourth century, began losing ground at an accelerating s: 1.