Roman Society

Roman Society - Reign of Tiberius Augustus Julia Agrippina...

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Reign of Tiberius  16/01/2008 14:29:00 Augustus – Julia – Agrippina I M. Livia – (emp) Tiberius – Drusus             -  Nero Orusus – Livilla                                 -  Germanicus                                 - (emp) Claudius Marcus Ortensius Asked the Senate (Tiberius) for a loan of money Roman Senators were required to own 1,000,000 Sesterces of land A Roman soldier would earn 900 Sesterces per year Ortensius was a Senator, not poor Was concerned that his children would not have enough land to become  senators Augustus gave him 1000000 Sesterces as a gift Back to ask for more money from Tiberius Tiberius reluctantly gave a small gift to each of Ortensius’ four sons Tacitus seems to think that Tiberius owed Ortensius Tiberius believed that Ortensius should be on his own
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course MUAR 395 taught by Professor Michaelethan during the Spring '08 term at McGill.

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