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Julian the Apostate

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PAPERBACK

$29.50 • £23.95 • €26.50

ISBN 9780674488823

Publication Date: 03/25/1997

Short

152 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

10 halftones

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Bowersock has written the best narrative history of Julian’s career… His success is due not only to the vivid style but to the command of the very wide variety of sources that enables him to derive new insights from unexpected facts.—W.H.C. Frend, The New York Review of Books

Packed with skillfully deployed information and remarkable insights… The picture is drawn with an incisive vigor which is completely convincing, and with unusual elegance of style.—J. N. D. Kelly, The Observer

The most reliable and lucid account available of Julian’s haunting obsession… An extraordinarily good book about an extraordinary man.—George Steiner, The Times

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