History 223

History 223 - The best women are the ones that are not...

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History 223 13:54 ADIG Tacitus Suetonius  o Collector of gossip  Describe the same women, but live after 80-100 years after the  incident they are reporting on  Done in the form of writing Ancient historians are always concerned with morality (and  the decline of morality) Vistilla     o Praetorian rank Her male relatives have reached the position of praetor  Later registers as a public prostitute  Sexual purity      Women’s behavior reflects the whole image of the family
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Unformatted text preview: The best women are the ones that are not talking about at all 18 BC Laws of Adultery written by Augustus Augustus is the first ruler Roman Empire Rules against adultery -Vistilla is accused of adultery o Her husband is accused of being her pimp for knowing of this occurrence but not acting on it o Vistilla is exiled to island o 13:54 13:54...
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2008 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Blackhawk during the Spring '07 term at Wisconsin.

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