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Julian: a novel

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Publisher:
Vintage International,
Pub. Date:
2003.
Edition:
Vintage International ed.
Language:
English
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The remarkable bestseller about the fourth-century Roman emperor who famously tried to halt the spread of Christianity, Julian is widely regarded as one of Gore Vidal's finest historical novels. Julian the Apostate, nephew of Constantine the Great, was one of the brightest yet briefest lights in the history of the Roman Empire. A military genius on the level of Julius Caesar and Alexander the Great, a graceful and persuasive essayist, and a philosopher devoted to worshipping the gods of Hellenism, he became embroiled in a fierce intellectual war with Christianity that provoked his murder at the age of thirty-two, only four years into his brilliantly humane and compassionate reign. A marvelously imaginative and insightful novel of classical antiquity, Julian captures the religious and political ferment of a desperate age and restores with blazing wit and vigor the legacy of an impassioned ruler.
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9780375727061
037572706
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subject_facet Biographical fiction, Emperors -- Fiction, Julian, -- Emperor of Rome, -- 331-363 -- Fiction, Rome -- History -- Julian, 361-363 -- Fiction
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