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By Andrew Zissos

ISBN-10: 1444336002

ISBN-13: 9781444336009

A significant other to the Flavian Age of Imperial Rome presents a scientific and complete exam of the political, financial, social, and cultural nuances of the Flavian Age (69–96 CE).

  • Includes contributions from over dozen Classical reviews students geared up into six thematic sections
  • Illustrates how financial, social, and cultural forces interacted to create a number of social worlds inside a composite Roman empire
  • Concludes with a chain of appendices that offer targeted chronological and demographic details and an in depth word list of terms
  • Examines the Flavian Age extra generally and inclusively than ever earlier than incorporating assurance of frequently overlooked teams, reminiscent of ladies and non-Romans in the Empire

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London: Duckworth. Ramage, Edwin S. 1989. 1: 640–707. Rosso, Emmanuelle. 2010. ” In Des Rois au Prince. Pratiques du pouvoir monarchique dans l’Orient Hellenistique et Romain, edited by Ivana Savalli‐Lestrade and Isabelle Cogitore and Bernard Mineo, 165–91. Grenoble: Ellug. Salles, Catherine. 1994. La Rome des Flaviens. Paris: Perrin. Vagi, David L. 1999. Coinage and History of the Roman Empire, 82 bc – ad 380. Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn. Zissos, Andrew. 2003. ” In Flavian Rome: culture, image, text, edited by Anthony J.

The only passage that deals explicitly with contemporary politics is a prophecy ex eventu put in the mouth of Jupiter that looks forward to the advent of the Flavian dynasty, anticipating its military success and insisting on its divine origins (Pun. 594–629). The case of the epigrammist Martial is complex. A native of Bilbilis in Spain, he has the peculiarity of having begun his literary career under Titus, having been active principally under Domitian and having retired under Trajan, at which point he returned to his native land.

The ­former fall into three main categories: literary, epigraphic, and numismatic; the latter include iconographic and archaeological evidence. Space limitations necessitate a narrowing of focus: this chapter will revolve around the question of imperial power as it is illuminated by written sources. The principal aim will be to highlight the contributions of the most important written documents to our knowledge of the Flavian principate, as well as critical debates they have given rise to, and the challenges that they continue to present.

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