By Andrew Gillett
Studying the position of envoys from the institution of the 1st ''barbarian kingdoms'' within the West, to the eve of Justinian's wars of reconquest, this examine unearths how Roman imperial management inspired new styles of political interplay within the earliest medieval states. shut research of assets with distinct curiosity in embassies bargains perception right into a number of genres: chronicles, panegyrics, hagiographies, letters, and epitaphs. The learn will make an important contribution to the constructing box of historic and medieval verbal exchange.
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Extra resources for Envoys and Political Communication in the Late Antique West, 411-533
Late Antiquity: A Guide to the Postclassical World (Cambridge, MA, 1999), 1–20. For the following: Dietmar Kienast, ‘Presbeia’, RE Suppl. xiii, 499–628; D. J. Mosley, Envoys and Diplomacy in Ancient Greece (Historia Einzelschriften 22; Wiesbaden, 1973); Frank Adcock and D. J. Mosley, Diplomacy in Ancient Greece (London, 1975); and Matthews, ‘Gesandtschaft’, 653–85. 11 Envoys and Political Communication, 411–533 phenomena in the classical Greek states. The multiplicity of Greek powers, their alliances and leagues, the extension of the Athenian empire, and contacts with Persia, Macedonia, and Rome necessitated a constant interchange of emissaries.
New York, 1988), 23. 10 Envoys and political communication writers as the initiatives of each emperor. Nevertheless, though emperors and kings may have been the source of foreign policy, many ofﬁcials and private persons were involved in its implementation. The ruling elites of the provinces in which the new kingdoms were situated also shaped the course of events, by accepting or rejecting annexation, and by their relations with the new rulers. A constant stream of emissaries between the imperial palace, ofﬁcials in the provinces, military commanders, royal courts, ecclesiastical sees, cities, and provincial assemblies formed the context in which political events occurred.
Cf. Garth Fowden, Empire to Commonwealth: Consequences of Monotheism in Late Antiquity (Princeton, 1993), 6 on the Byzantine and Islamic ‘commonwealths’. 4; cf. Maximianus (below, n. 82): geminum . . regnum. 18 With the fragmentation of the western provinces and establishment of smaller, autonomous kingdoms, established routes of internal communication, from imperial centre to provinces, were superseded by multilateral relations between imperial and royal courts – multilateral, because not only did the imperial courts and their senior civil and military magistrates in the provinces conduct relations with each of the new states, but each new kingdom negotiated with its peers also.