Constantine’s Son Crispus and his Image in Contemporary Panegyrical Accounts
Leiden, Boston : Brill Publishers
Cultural Interactions in the Mediterranean ; 1
InBurgersdijk, D.W.P.; Ross, A.J. (ed.), Imagining Emperors in the Later Roman Empire, pp. 137-157
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Griekse en Latijnse Taal en Cultuur (t/m 2018)
Burgersdijk, D.W.P.; Ross, A.J. (ed.), Imagining Emperors in the Later Roman Empire
SubjectCultural Interactions in the Mediterranean; Europe in a Changing World; The Ancient World
An analysis of the depiction of Constantine's son Crispus in diverse contemporary sources of panegyrical nature (panegyrical speeches, inscriptions, poems, coins and sculpture), from which is concluded that Crispus is mainly used as an indirect way to praise the highest emperor, his father Constantine. Crispus, who was affected by a damnatio memoriae after his execution in 326 BC, hardly does have any panegyrical record on his own account.
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