Acta Universitatis Danubius. Communicatio, Vol 1, No 1 (2007)

Situaţia politică a Daciei la jumătatea secolului al III-lea în lumina istoriei lui Sextus Aurelius Victor

Gheorghe I. Şerban


The author analyses the 33rd chapter of Sextus Aurelius Victor's De Caesaribus, referring to the reign of the Roman emperor Licinius Gallienus, 218-268. The text approaches the beginning of the Roman empire's division into microstates, caused by the diminishing of the authority coming from Rome, following Valerianus's death, Gallienus's father. The centrifugal tendency of all the states included in the empire by force is increasing, but it can mainly be found in the formations from Gallia,Britannia, Palmyra and partially from Dacia. This state of things is synhcronic.


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