By Andrew Zissos
A spouse to the Flavian Age of Imperial Rome offers a scientific and accomplished exam of the political, fiscal, social, and cultural nuances of the Flavian Age (69–96 CE).
- Includes contributions from over dozen Classical stories students prepared into six thematic sections
- Illustrates how monetary, social, and cultural forces interacted to create quite a few social worlds inside of a composite Roman empire
- Concludes with a chain of appendices that supply distinct chronological and demographic info and an in depth thesaurus of terms
- Examines the Flavian Age extra commonly and inclusively than ever sooner than incorporating insurance of usually overlooked teams, akin to girls and non-Romans in the Empire
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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. Boyle and William J. Dominik, 659–84. Leiden: Brill. Part I Preliminary Chapter 1 Sources and Evidence Frédéric Hurlet Introduction As one of the “human sciences,” history entails both a method and an object of study. Any study or assessment of the Flavian Age and its emperors must begin with the question of the sources upon which our knowledge of this period rests, and a vetting of those sources according to category.
Boyle and William J. Dominik, 229–54. Leiden: Brill. Jones, Brian W. 1992. The Emperor Domitian. London and New York: Routledge. Kennedy, G. 1969. ” AJP 83: 130–46. Lana, Italo. 1980. Scienza Politica Cultura a Roma sotto i Flavi. Turin: Giappichelli. Leddy, J. F. 1953. Tradition and Change in Quintilian. Phoenix 7: 47–56. Levick, Barbara M. 1999. Vespasian. London and New York: Routledge. Mason, Steve. 2005. ” In Josephus and Jewish History in Flavian Rome and Beyond, edited by Joseph Sievers and Gaia Lambi, 71–100.
If one looks beyond the genealogical facts, the Flavians might be said to have set up an imperial regime that would retain power until 192 ce: they promoted to positions of power the families that would provide future emperors, most obviously Trajan’s father and Trajan himself. Likewise it might be argued that the Flavians reorganized and systematized many aspects of imperial administration, including a more rigorous management of the state’s financial resources, making the whole system more sustainable and enduring.