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Author Bjornlie, Michael Shane, 1969-
Title Politics and tradition between Rome, Ravenna and Constantinople [electronic resource] : a study of Cassiodorus and the Variae 527-554 / M. Shane Bjornlie.
Publication Info. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
Series Cambridge studies in medieval life and thought ; 4th ser., 89.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Part I. The Variae as Windows onto Painted Curtains: Introduction; 1. Cassiodorus and Italy at the end of the long-fifth century; Part II. Cassiodorus and the Circumstances of Political Survival: 2. The age of bureaucracy; 3. The reign of Justinian; 4. Voices of discontent in Constantinople; 5. The Anicii between Rome, Ravenna and Constantinople; 6. The memory of Boethius in the Variae; Part III. Reading the Variae as Political Apologetic: 7. Literary aspects of the Variae; 8. Antiquitas and Novitas: the language of good governance in the Variae; 9. Natura and Law in Justinian's Novellae and the Variae; 10. Reading good governance in the Variae and the De anima; 11. The Variae as apologetic narrative; 12. Conclusion: innovative traditionalism and its consequence; Bibliography.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Cassiodorus, Senator, approximately 487-approximately 580. Variae.
Cassiodorus, Senator, approximately 487-approximately 580 -- Political and social views.
Rome -- History -- Germanic Invasions, 3rd-6th centuries.
Italy -- Politics and government -- 476-1268.
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Related To Print version: Bjornlie, Michael Shane, 1969- Politics and tradition between Rome, Ravenna and Constantinople. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012 9781107028401 (DLC) 2012024346
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