Week_6__Lecture_1--Roman_Empire__Part_1

Week_6__Lecture_1--Roman_Empire__Part_1 - disguise—”...

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Key Terms The Second Triumvirate (43-33 BCE): Anthony, Octavian, Lepidus Augustus Principate Pax Romana (27 BCE-180 CE) Praetorian guard Roman city Aquaduct Colloseum
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Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BCE)
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Lecture Outline The Roman Empire—three concentric circles of power 1) The imperial center (the city of Rome): the emperor, the Senate, the army as the key agents of centralization 2) The provinces: cultural & political encounter of local and Roman traditions 3) The frontiers and beyond: dynamic contact zone between Roman subjects and non- subjects
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Gaius Julius Octavianus a.k.a “Augustus” (r. 27 BCE-14 CE) from a republic to a “Hellenistic” monarchy in
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Unformatted text preview: disguise—” princeps” and “father of the country” • “imperium” becomes hereditary—Julio-Claudian dynasty (27 BCE-68 CE) • “creative” uses of tradition • Great expansion and consolidation of territory— establishment of the PAX ROMANA (Roman peace) • Reformed the army and the senate • Increased bureaucratization and centralization • Increased Romanization • http://youtube.com/watch?v=X4nzLAwEuO (engineering in Rome) • http://youtube.com/watch?v=RUspFUGGn9 (colosseum) Circus Maximus Forum of Augustus Forum of Augustus Rome in the imperial period...
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