In our first episode on the life and times of the man known to history as Julian the Apostate, we first take a look at the state of the Roman Empire in the 4th Century to better understand the circumstances that led to Julian’s rise to power, and the reasons why his reign is considered so historically significant.
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Gibbon, Edward. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. Vol. 1-3, Everyman, 1993.
Julianus, Flavius Claudius. The Works of Emperor Julian. Literary Liscencing LLC, 2011.
Marcellinus, Ammianus. The Roman History of Ammianus Marcellinus. Benediction Classics, 2011.
Murdoch, Adrian. The Last Pagan. Inner Traditions, 2008.
Cover Image: Statue of Emperor Julian, displayed at the Louvre Museum in Paris
Opening Theme: Symphony No. 9 in E minor, "From the New World", Op. 95, B. 178 by Antonín Dvořák
Closing Theme: "The Passage of Time" by Richard Beddow
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