ROME IN THE THIRD AND FOURTH CENTURIES

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ROME IN THE THIRD AND FOURTH CENTURIES I. MORE ON ISIS The panthea next to the Pantheon ; The Baboon God Thoth and relative Some shenanigans: "Anubis" and The perils of Paulina II. The Dynasty from Africa: the Severi (A.D. 193-235): A. Septimius Severus (A.D. 193-211) B. Caracalla and his Edict on Citizenship (A.D. 212) C. Elagabalus , Julia Domna , Julia Maesa III. The Age of the Soldier Emperors (a.k.a. Barracks Period): A.D. 235-284 a. everybody's turn: 26 emperors b. separatist movements: Gaul; Queen Zenobia of Palmyra c. more rigid class structure: honestiores , humiliores IV. Restabilization: Diocletian and the Dominate (A.D. 284-305); dominus, dominatrix a. tetrarchy: 2 Augusti and 2 Caesars b. streamlining of the empire ; provinces and dioceses
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Unformatted text preview: c. economics by decree: the Edict on Maximum Prices (A.D. 301) V. Back to one-man rule: Constantine (A.D. 312-337) Power politics: vs. Maxentius (Battle of the Milvian Bridge in A.D. 312: in hoc signo vinces ); Edict of Toleration in 313; Battle of Adrianople vs. Licinius in 323; Constantinople The emperor and the Christians: one iota matters - the Arian controversy : Arius; Council of Nicaea in A.D. 325; homoousios vs. homo i ousios VI. Julian (331-363 A.D.); his home page a.childhood and youth; Constantius II ; Macellum; Gallus b.the liberation: Athens U (pp. 126ff.); university life: Libanius ; trivium (grammar, rhetoric, dialectic), quadrivium (geometry/geography, arithmetic, astronomy, music)...
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