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Civil Wars During the Late Western Roman Empire Period w. Dr Adrastos Omissi

The third and fourth centuries in the Roman Empire were marked with perpetual civil military conflict. Dr Adrastos Omissi, University of Glasgow, joins the show to explain.

Some topics explored

  • Civil wars in the Roman Empire in the third and fourth centuries
  • Why civil wars were so frequent in this period
  • The dynamic between the western (Rome) and eastern (Constantinople) parts of the Roman Empire
  • Roman Emperor Diocletian
  • Roman Emperor Constantine I
  • The Tetrarchy
  • How frequently Roman emperors visited Rome in this period
  • Constantine as a Roman Emperor 

Listen to the episode

The episode can be streamed below and is available on major podcast apps: Apple PodcastsSpotify, and Amazon Music.

Show Notes

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