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Post Augustum: NEW Roman Empire and Late Antiquity Journal

Post Augustum: NEW Roman Empire and Late Antiquity Journal

I would like to bring to your attention a new platform, Post Augustum, which is dedicated to the history of the Mediterranean World during the first Christian centuries, edited by a team of historians who specialise in the period. The platform aims to provide a constant update with articles, research, book reviews, news form the Greek and International Academia, and quotes from original sources. The platform includes the Post Augustum Journal, which aims at promoting the study of the ancient wor... »

What do Vladimir Putin and Constantine the Great have in common?

What do Vladimir Putin and Constantine the Great have in common?

On the surface, there is no connection between today‚Äôs autocrat of Russia and the emperor of ancient Rome. A little bit of digging, though, reveals direct links between the two political figures; links that should not be ignored. As we are about to see, the study of classical traditions in New Russia and a comparison between the two figures is essential for the interpretation of modern politics. As you probably know, Vladimir Putin has been acting president, president and prime minister of Russi... »

Quotation of the Week 6

History… is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind. (Edward Gibbon, The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire) »