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Rome in Late Antiquity: Everyday Life and Urban Change, AD 312-609

Bertrand Lancon

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612390
eISBN:
9780748651009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612390.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This is an account of life in ancient Rome from the end of the third century to the beginning of the seventh. At the beginning of the period Rome was an imperial power and the centre of a classical ... More


Introduction

Benjamin Kelly

in Petitions, Litigation, and Social Control in Roman Egypt

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599615
eISBN:
9780191731525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599615.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter introduces the documentation that will be used in the book, and discusses the types of social history that can be written on the basis of this documentation. It then explains the choice ... More


Ancient Medicine: Asclepius Transformed

V. Nutton

in Science and Mathematics in Ancient Greek Culture

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198152484
eISBN:
9780191710049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198152484.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

A revival of interest in ancient medicine can be attributed to the fact that classicist focus has shifted away from a concentration on classical Greece and Rome towards the more exotic worlds of ... More


Conclusions

Benjamin Kelly

in Petitions, Litigation, and Social Control in Roman Egypt

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599615
eISBN:
9780191731525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599615.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter concludes the book by providing an overall evaluation of the impact of petitioning and litigation on social control in Roman Egypt. It also discusses the limitations of our evidence, and ... More


Introduction

Éric Rebillard

in Christians and Their Many Identities in Late Antiquity, North Africa, 200-450 CE

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451423
eISBN:
9780801465994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451423.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This introductory chapter first outlines the theoretical considerations that inform the present study of North African Christians between the end of the second century and the middle of the fifth ... More


Sallust’s List of Conspirators

Ronald Syme

in Approaching the Roman Revolution: Papers on Republican History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198767060
eISBN:
9780191821257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767060.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This note provides a prosopographical discussion of the list of adherents of Catiline’s conspiracy provided by Sallust. These characters belong to the senatorial and equestrian orders, and are named ... More


Rome and Umbria

Ronald Syme

in Approaching the Roman Revolution: Papers on Republican History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198767060
eISBN:
9780191821257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767060.003.0027
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

A study of the relationship between Rome and Umbria from the early Republic until the early Augustan period. Special emphasis is placed on the dynamics of military conquest, the impact of ... More


P. Sulla (cos. cand. 66 BC)

Ronald Syme

in Approaching the Roman Revolution: Papers on Republican History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198767060
eISBN:
9780191821257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767060.003.0018
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

An overview of the life and career of P. Sulla, nephew of the Dictator and client of Cicero in a major criminal case. His position within the Roman nobility, the extent of his debt to his ... More


Bibliographical Addenda

Ronald Syme

in Approaching the Roman Revolution: Papers on Republican History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198767060
eISBN:
9780191821257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767060.003.0028
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

A set of bibliographical addenda to the papers, compiled by the editor.


Introduction

Maureen Carroll

in Infancy and Earliest Childhood in the Roman World: 'A Fragment of Time'

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199687633
eISBN:
9780191841804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199687633.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The introduction seeks to locate the youngest children in the Roman family and discusses the newly emerging theme of Roman infancy. It outlines the ways in which the book aims to fill a lacuna on the ... More


M. Aemilius Lepidus (cos. 78 BC)

Ronald Syme

in Approaching the Roman Revolution: Papers on Republican History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198767060
eISBN:
9780191821257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767060.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

A discussion of the political ambitions and strategy of M. Aemilius Lepidus and of his involvement in the Italian revolt of 78–77, as well as of his previous connection with Sulla. Some specific ... More


Caesar and Augustus in Virgil

Ronald Syme

in Approaching the Roman Revolution: Papers on Republican History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198767060
eISBN:
9780191821257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767060.003.0025
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This paper provides a detailed discussion of the place of Julius Caesar in Virgil’s work and of the role that the memory of the former Dictator played in the Augustan period. Its main contention is ... More


Sallust and Bestia

Ronald Syme

in Approaching the Roman Revolution: Papers on Republican History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198767060
eISBN:
9780191821257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767060.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This paper provides a full discussion of the evidence of Sallust for L. Calpurnius Bestia’s involvement with the conspiracy of Catiline, and of other related prosopographical problems. The career of ... More


The Gay Sempronia

Ronald Syme

in Approaching the Roman Revolution: Papers on Republican History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198767060
eISBN:
9780191821257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767060.003.0019
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This paper provides a study of the identity of Sempronia, the noblewoman that plays a distinctive role in Sallust’s account of the conspiracy of Catilina. The reasons for Sallust’s interest in this ... More


The End of the Fulvii

Ronald Syme

in Approaching the Roman Revolution: Papers on Republican History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198767060
eISBN:
9780191821257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767060.003.0020
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The paper provides a discussion of the process that led to the disappearance of the Fulvii from the Roman political elite in the late Republican period. Special attention is given to the remarkable ... More


The Predominance of the Fulvii

Ronald Syme

in Approaching the Roman Revolution: Papers on Republican History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198767060
eISBN:
9780191821257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767060.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This paper provides a study of the influential role played by the Fulvii in the late third century BC and the first half of the second century BC and of their political alliances. Special attention ... More


The Politics of the Marcii

Ronald Syme

in Approaching the Roman Revolution: Papers on Republican History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198767060
eISBN:
9780191821257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767060.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The paper provides a discussion of the place of the Marcii in the political history of the mid-Republic and in the power set-up of the Roman nobility at the time. Special emphasis is placed on their ... More


The Abdication of Sulla

Ronald Syme

in Approaching the Roman Revolution: Papers on Republican History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198767060
eISBN:
9780191821257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767060.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This paper provides a new assessment of the decision of L. Cornelius Sulla to relinquish power; it also provides a full discussion of its chronology and likely motivations, as well as of the wider ... More


The Speech for Roscius of Ameria

Ronald Syme

in Approaching the Roman Revolution: Papers on Republican History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198767060
eISBN:
9780191821257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767060.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This paper provides a study of Cicero’s speech in defence of Sextus Roscius from Ameria, focusing on the background of the prosecution, the chronology of the case, and its link with the wider ... More


Sallust on Crassus

Ronald Syme

in Approaching the Roman Revolution: Papers on Republican History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198767060
eISBN:
9780191821257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767060.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This paper is a study of the evidence of Sallust on Crassus and his political career and allegiances, as well as his relationship with Catilina. Crassus’s presence in Catiline’s War is surveyed in ... More


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