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The Last Century of Roman Rule

Anthony R. Birley

in The Roman Government of Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199252374
eISBN:
9780191719103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252374.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the late 3rd- or early 4th-century division of Britain into a diocese with four provinces, then the later creation of the fifth province, Valentia. The changed structure of the ... More


The Lower Danube Region under Pressure: from Valens to Heraclius

J. H. W. G. LIEBESCHUETZ

in The Transition to Late Antiquity, on the Danube and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264027
eISBN:
9780191734908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264027.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter describes developments in the territory north of the Haemus mountains — included in the late Roman provinces of Moesia Superior, Dacia Ripensis, Moesia Inferior and Scythia Minor — from ... More


Identity and Discrepancy

David J. Mattingly

in Imperialism, Power, and Identity: Experiencing the Roman Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160177
eISBN:
9781400848270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160177.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter explores aspects of identity in the Roman provinces, with an emphasis on examples from Britain and North Africa. The first section reviews current approaches to identity and related ... More


“Let there be no violence contrary to my wish”: Emperors and Provincial Order

Christopher J. Fuhrmann

in Policing the Roman Empire: Soldiers, Administration, and Public Order

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199737840
eISBN:
9780199928576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737840.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the emperors’ oversight of public order in the Roman provinces, with special attention to the correspondence between Trajan and Pliny the Younger, when Pliny was governor of ... More


Property in Land in Roman Provinces

Georgy Kantor

in Legalism: Property and Ownership

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198813415
eISBN:
9780191851704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813415.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Roman concept of dominium has been fundamental in the formation of concepts of ownership in European legal tradition. It is, however, often considered outside the context of Roman imperial rule and ... More


Mystic Sacrifices

Guy Maclean Rogers

in The Mysteries of Artemis of Ephesos

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300178630
eISBN:
9780300182705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178630.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses the incorporation of Ephesos into the Roman province of Asia after 133 bc. During the intervening centuries, following in the footsteps of Lysimachos, a series of ambitious and ... More


Introduction: Communis Patria

Clifford Ando

in Imperial Ideology and Provincial Loyalty in the Roman Empire

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220676
eISBN:
9780520923720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220676.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about imperial ideology, imperial governance and provincial loyalty in the Roman Empire. It argues that the official discourse ... More


The Location of Slaves in Ancient Jewish Society

Catherine Hezser

in Jewish Slavery in Antiquity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199280865
eISBN:
9780191712852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280865.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

Although the actual number and percentage of slaves in ancient Jewish society cannot be determined any more, one can hypothesise about the social and economic location of slaves amongst the Jewish ... More


Pompey and the reforms of 70

Kit Morrell

in Pompey, Cato, and the Governance of the Roman Empire

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198755142
eISBN:
9780191816512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755142.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores the programme Pompey implemented as consul in 70 to address the related problems of exploitation in the provinces and corruption in the courts. It is suggested that Pompey did ... More


Satire 8: Genealogy and Nobility in Hadrian’s Rome

James Uden

in The Invisible Satirist: Juvenal and Second-Century Rome

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199387274
eISBN:
9780199387298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387274.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter argues that Juvenal’s eighth Satire captures a paradox at the heart of Roman aristocratic identity. Aristocrats are expected to embody the values and traditions of their ancestors, and ... More


Geographical Awareness and Worldviews

Richard J. A. Talbert

in Roman Portable Sundials: The Empire in your Hand

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190273484
eISBN:
9780190273507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190273484.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Aside from Ptolemy’s Geography, the geographical portable sundials are the only Greek or Latin sources to preserve city or province names with their latitude figures. Thus the chapter aims to probe ... More


The Third Retail Revolution: The Rise of Retail Homogenization

Steven J. R. Ellis

in The Roman Retail Revolution: The Socio-Economic World of the Taberna

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198769934
eISBN:
9780191822711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198769934.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter considers the causes behind the reshaping of Roman retail landscapes during the third and last of the retail revolutions; while the process began in the Flavian era, its full expression ... More


The Geographical Portable Sundials Illustrated and Described

Richard J. A. Talbert

in Roman Portable Sundials: The Empire in your Hand

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190273484
eISBN:
9780190273507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190273484.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The chapter presents the sixteen sundials of this type currently known, in the order of their first publication. Each is illustrated with photographs and drawings that are accompanied by a ... More


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