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Dr Richard Flower

Publications

Books

Imperial Invectives against Constantius II: Athanasius of Alexandria's History of the Arians, Hilary of Poitiers' Against Constantius and Lucifer of Cagliari's The Necessity of Dying for the Son of God, Liverpool, Liverpool University Press, 2016.

Emperors and Bishops in Late Roman Invective, Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Unclassical Traditions, Volume II: Perspectives from East and West in Late Antiquity, 2011.

Unclassical Traditions, Volume I: Alternatives to the Classical Past in Late Antiquity, 2010.

Articles

TAMQVAM FIGMENTVM HOMINIS: AMMIANUS, CONSTANTIUS II AND THE PORTRAYAL OF IMPERIAL RITUAL, The Classical Quarterly, vol. 65, no. 02, 2015, 822-835

Visions of Constantine, Journal of Roman Studies, vol. 102, 2012, 287-305

Chapters

Adrian: Introduction to the Divine Scriptures, in Handbuch Der Bibelhemeneutiken, Walter de Gruyter, 2016, 73-81

The Artistry of Religious Historiography in Late Antiquity, in Minamikawa T (eds) New Approaches to the Later Roman Empire, Kyoto: Kyoto University, 2015, 137-144

'The insanity of heretics must be restrained': Heresiology in the Theodosian Code, in Kelly C (eds) Theodosius II: Rethinking the Roman Empire in Late Antiquity, Cambridge University Press, 2013, 172-194

Genealogies of Unbelief: Epiphanius of Salamis and Heresiological Authority, in Kelly C, Flower R, Williams MS (eds) Unclassical Traditions, Volume II: Perspectives from East and West in Late Antiquity, Cambridge Philological Society, 2011, 70-87

The emperor's new past: re-enactment and inversion in Christian invectives against Constantius II, in Flower R, Kelly C, Williams MS (eds) Unclassical Traditions, Volume I: Alternatives to the Classical Past in Late Antiquity, Cambridge Philological Society, 2010, 28-43