CLAS220Day34LectureGuide - 1 Classics 220: Lecture Guide,...

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1 Classics 220: Lecture Guide, Day 34 The Flavians 1.) The Julio-Claudians (review) Wanted to have senate involved in government Power of senate actually declines Equestrians (knights) and freedmen take on more important roles in society and government The army ultimately becomes the most important implement of power by whoever is in power A. List the five Julio-Claudian emperors and their dates of rule Augustus( ruled from 24 BC-14AD) 1) Tiberius (ruled 14-37 AD)- he waged no big wars, he had a good economic sense 2) Gaius (Caligula) Rules from 37-41 AD. He acted like a Hellenistic King and wanted people to treat him like a God, but they didn’t like it. He had an oppressive regime of terror against the people. 3) Claudius (41-54 AD) Had a good administration, did a lot of building projects throughout the empire. He also added a number of provinces and increased the number of citizens 4) Nero (54-68 AD) He defended and extended the frontiers. He is a patron of the arts and is a key contributor to rebuilding Rome after it was burned down. 5) Galba, Otho an Vitellius (all ruled during 69 AD)
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This note was uploaded on 07/01/2009 for the course CLASS 220 taught by Professor Baushatz during the Spring '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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