CLAS220Day42LectureGuide - 1 Classics 220: Lecture Guide,...

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1 Classics 220: Lecture Guide, Day 42 Life in the Provinces 1. Roman Provinces: General A. Why can’t we consider Roman provinces as just parts of a big Roman nation? Because they are all indivudul provinces. . not just all under one unified nation. B. Why is it useful to talk about western and eastern provinces as two distinct groups? C. Describe the nature of our evidence for Roman Gaul and what it tells us about Gaul: We have a lot of sources for The gaulic Empire Ceasar’s Gallic Wars ( good written source of the nature of gaul) Big gap (600 year gap) until the 6 th century AD when Gregory of Tours writes the History of The Franks D. Describe the nature of our evidence for Roman Egypt and what it tells us about Egypt: Not really nuch archeology Not man inscriptions But: Papyri: and lots of them Ostraca (pot shreds) Mummy portraits; best surviving evidence for Hellenistic portraiture 2. Roman Egypt E. Why could one consider Roman Egypt as more developed than Roman Gaul?
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