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By Andrew Zissos

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ISBN-13: 9781444336009

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

  • Includes contributions from over dozen Classical reviews students equipped into six thematic sections
  • Illustrates how monetary, social, and cultural forces interacted to create a number of social worlds inside of a composite Roman empire
  • Concludes with a sequence of appendices that supply targeted chronological and demographic details and an in depth word list of terms
  • Examines the Flavian Age extra largely and inclusively than ever prior to incorporating insurance of usually overlooked teams, corresponding to ladies and non-Romans in the Empire

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Whereas Vespasian and Titus had been censors for a limited term, Domitian assumed the office for life. This, inter alia, afforded him the power to add and remove members of the senate, which he used to control and weaken that body. This had a profound and enduring impact, since his successors, though they did not take the title of censor, quietly retained the censorial powers. If, as already noted, all three Flavian emperors contributed to the marginalization of the senate, Domitian went further in intimidating and even terrorizing its members.

The author of two extant epics, a Thebaid and an unfinished Achilleid, Statius is perhaps best known for his collection of shorter occasional poems, the Silvae, many of which extol the last Flavian princeps. In the five books of the Silvae we find many of the central themes of Domitianic policy and ideology: the celebration of 20 Frédéric Hurlet victory over the Germans (Silv. 4). The last Flavian epic poet active whose work has come down to us is Silius Italicus (more fully Tiberius Catius Asconius Silius Italicus).

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.

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