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Domitian’s Palace on the Palatine and the Imperial Image

PAUL ZANKER

in Representations of Empire: Rome and the Mediterranean World

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262764
eISBN:
9780191753947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262764.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

A Roman emperor was defined not simply by his own actions, but also by the manner in which he presented himself, the way he appeared in public, and the personal style he adopted in his interaction ... More


Look your last on lyric: Horace, Odes 4.15

Jasper Griffin

in Classics in Progress: Essays on Ancient Greece and Rome

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263235
eISBN:
9780191734328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263235.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Quintus Horatius Flaccus brought his first three books of Odes before the public in 23 bc. They came with impressive sponsors, addressed to Maecenas, the second to the Princeps himself, the fourth to ... More


The Inky Ass: Apuleius in the Age of Print The Inky Ass: Apuleius in the Age of Print (1469–1500)

Robert H. F. Carver

in The Protean Ass: The Metamorphoses of Apuleius from Antiquity to the Renaissance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199217861
eISBN:
9780191712357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217861.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores the printing of Apuleius' works. In 1464, two German clerics, Konrad Sweynheim and Arnold Pannartz, arrived at the Benedictine monastery of Santa Scolastica in Subiaco, 47 miles ... More


Alternative Government

Andrew Pettinger

in The Republic in Danger: Drusus Libo and the Succession of Tiberius

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199601745
eISBN:
9780191741524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601745.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter Twelve offers a new interpretation for the destruction of Drusus Libo. It is argued that Drusus Libo was a problem for Tiberius in AD 14. He was wooed by Agrippa’s supporters, but finally ... More


Outlook

David Trobisch

in The First Edition of the New Testament

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195112405
eISBN:
9780199848898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112405.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Because making modifications to the original texts of the New Testament was not thought of as something unethical, there is a chance that the New Testament we are familiar with today does not possess ... More


The Black Book of the Gallic Campaign

Luciano Canfora and Julian Stringer (eds)

in Julius Caesar: The People's Dictator

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619368
eISBN:
9780748670734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619368.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Caesar's Gallic campaign was unprovoked and led to the destruction of the old civilisation, which was gradually replaced by a Romanised one; and Pliny and Plutarch agreed that it was an act of ... More


The Alternative Augustan Age

Josiah Osgood, Kit Morrell, and Kathryn Welch (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190901400
eISBN:
9780190901431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190901400.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The princeps Augustus (63 BCE–14 CE), recognized as the first of the Roman emperors, looms large in the teaching and writing of Roman history. Major political, literary, and artistic developments ... More


Vespasian: The Emperor Who Succeeded

Holly Haynes

in The History of Make-Believe: Tacitus on Imperial Rome

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520236509
eISBN:
9780520929555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236509.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses the accession of Vespasian and also looks at how Roman ideology enters a new phase—that of superstitio—in which Roman society legitimates the princeps as a military dictator by ... More


Memory Games Disgrace and Rehabilitation in the Early Principate

Harriet I. Flower

in The Art of Forgetting: Disgrace and Oblivion in Roman Political Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830635
eISBN:
9781469603438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877463_flower.10
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter discusses the beginning of the principate, which marked the introduction of changes to virtually every area of the political and social life of Rome's leading citizens and of their ... More


Seneca on Society: A Guide to De Beneficiis

Miriam T. Griffin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199245482
eISBN:
9780191744969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245482.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Seneca's De Beneficiis (On Benefits) is the only work surviving from antiquity that discusses the exchange of gifts and services. Though the topic is of great importance, in practical moral ... More


De beneficiis and Roman Society

Miriam T. Griffin

in Seneca on Society: A Guide to De Beneficiis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199245482
eISBN:
9780191744969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245482.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter begins with a discussion of what Seneca theorizing is about, and to what purpose. It then turns to the relevance of De beneficiis to contemporary Roman society; De beneficiis as a ... More


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