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Dates and Plan I: On the Edict

Tony Honoré

in Ulpian: Pioneer of Human Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199244249
eISBN:
9780191705212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244249.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter and the next two are concerned with fixing the dates of Ulpian’s works and the order and rate at which he composed them. This chapter concerns his eighty-one books On the Edict, his ... More


Augustan Manipulation of Traditional Ideas of Provincial Governance

Fred K. Drogula

in Commanders and Command in the Roman Republic and Early Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621265
eISBN:
9781469623146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621265.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter examines Augustus’s role as a provincial commander and his contribution to the evolution of Roman provincial command. In particular, Augustus took advantage of changes in the ... More


Crossing the Pomerium: The Armed Ruler at Rome

Michael Koortbojian

in Crossing the Pomerium: The Boundaries of Political, Religious, and Military Institutions from Caesar to Constantine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691195032
eISBN:
9780691197494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195032.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter explores the act of “crossing the pomerium” and how the distinction the pomerium created did not always correspond with lived realities. Although Republican Rome distinguished the urbs ... More


Constantine’s Arch and His Military Image at Rome

Michael Koortbojian

in Crossing the Pomerium: The Boundaries of Political, Religious, and Military Institutions from Caesar to Constantine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691195032
eISBN:
9780691197494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195032.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter analyzes the Arch of Constantine in Rome. First, it focuses on the roles of the SPQR and the emperor in the arch's design. In particular, the chapter deals with Constantine's role, or ... More


Nerva as Supreme Military Commander

Nathan T. Elkins

in The Image of Political Power in the Reign of Nerva, AD 96-98

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190648039
eISBN:
9780190648060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190648039.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine, European History: BCE to 500CE

As Nerva’s coinage has been studied almost exclusively with historical hindsight, and with the biases of later historians in mind, there is an impulse to read Nerva’s “weak” character into his ... More


The Reputation of L. Munatius Plancus and the Idea of “Serving the Times”

Hannah Mitchell

in The Alternative Augustan Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190901400
eISBN:
9780190901431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190901400.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The evaluation of the career of L. Munatius Plancus has been inextricably bound up with the idea of “serving the times”—a phrase which Cicero once used in reference to him. But was survival through ... More


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