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Unformatted text preview: 09.16.09 Clas Notes Missed intro check online notes • Tactitus sees this attack on Trio a great attack on liberty o Moving on • Marcus Hortensius o He is a roman senator o To be a senator your property had to be a million sesterces o Roman soldiers were paid 900 sesterces a year o Augustus agrees to give Hortensius a million S$. o Hortensius has four sons, each had to have a million to be a senator • Initially Tiberius is very cynical, saying not everyone can come and ask for money o Gives reasons for not wanting to give money o Tiberious realizes that the senate was not happy with this so Tiberius sets up a grant for each of his sons o Tactiutus condemns Tiberius for not helping Hortensius for not falling below the senate poverty line o The family then fell into obscurity o Tactitus blames Tiberius for this for failing to save his family • Germanicus o Is the nephew and adopted son of Tiberius o Tiberius sends his nephew superior power to any other provincial governors in the...
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2010 for the course CLAS 208 taught by Professor Baron during the Spring '10 term at McGill.
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