07-12-05 --- HIEU102 Lecture 13

- - 1 The Nervan-Antonine Emperors(96-192 a The Reign of Hadrian(117-138 i Statesmanship 1 when Trajan died was proclaimed the next emperor by

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1. The Nervan-Antonine Emperors (96-192) a. The Reign of Hadrian (117-138) i. Statesmanship 1. when Trajan died, was proclaimed the next emperor by Praetorian guard – didn’t find that sufficient 2. Wanted to be formally elected by Senate ii. Abandonment of Trajan’s Conquests 1. Gave up territories; did not think it was worth it 2. said it was a big mistake; Improve empire, not enlarge it iii. The Imperial Council 1. appointed by the Emperors iv. The Perpetual Edict of Salvius Julianus 1. Laws of Rome in a concise form v. Visitation of the Provinces 1. tried to make it good for the people in the provinces 2. 2/3 of his reign he was outside Italy vi. Antinous 1. on a Nile cruise, Antinous drowned; Hadrian upset 2. Antinous statues appear all over the palce vii. Life in the Provinces b. The Reign of Antoninus Pius (138-161) i. The “Reign Without Events” 1. his reign often seen as the calm period before the storm comes 2. considered a good ruler: “no news is good news” 3. Chosen by Hadrian 4.
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