A Conflict of Ideas in the Late Roman Empire: The Clash by Andreas Alfoldi, Andras Alfoldi

By Andreas Alfoldi, Andras Alfoldi

Professor Alfoldi describes the clash within the reign of Emperer Valentinian I among the previous international of pagan idea and customized and the hot order created by means of the conversion to Christianity of Constantine the good. regardless of Valentinian's noble coverage of tolerance, he appeared the perform of magic via best Roman nobles, which the Senate and aristocracy of Rome thought of appropriate upkeep of conventional rites, as disloyalty and unsafe to his individual and to the nation. In Valentinian's reign the fight was once manifested within the trials of practitioners of magic.

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