Presentation Review: Gemma Newlands “Sibling Rivalry: Roma and Constantinopolis in the 4th Century AD”

In Sibling Rivalry: Roma and Constantinopolis in the 4th Century AD, delivered on 16 January as part of the Oxford-Princeton seminar series, Gemma Newlands investigated in detail the way Rome’s relationship with the new city of Constantinople was represented in literature and art through the two cities’ respective personifications: Roma and Constantinopolis. The range of…