Peer-Reviewed Journal Details
Mandatory Fields
Woods, D.
2015
February
Mnemosyne
Gregory of Nazianzus on the Death of Julian the Apostate (Or. 5.13)
Published
WOS: 3 ()
Optional Fields
Gregory; Julian; death; assassination; accident; friendly-fire; jester; fool; scurra; Petulantes
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The report by Gregory of Nazianzus that Julian the Apostate was killed by a barbarian jester may conceal a tradition that he was accidentally killed by friendly fire from a late Roman military unit entitled the Petulantes.
Leiden, Netherlands
0026-7074
10.1163/1568525X-12301532
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