WEEK 2 TERMS--Fall of the Roman Empire in the West

WEEK 2 TERMS--Fall of the Roman Empire in the West - EUH...

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EUH 2001 Terms and Outline Week 2: Fall of the Roman Empire in the West Part I: Calm before the Storm KIM: This lecture covers the WESTERN Empire, for the Roman Empire was vast, and its eastern portion—Byzantium—thrived for another millennia. I. Julio-Claudians (r. 14-68 )—openly imperial emperors A. Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, and Nero B. Ascension of the Praetorian Guard C. Downfall of the J-Cs Galba; “what an artist the world is losing in me” II. Flavian Dynasty (r. 69-96) A. Vespasian (r. 69-79)—dad Titus (r. 79-81)—son Domitian (r. 81-96)—son B. Significance of Flavians III. Five Good Emperors (r. 96-180) A. Nerva (r. 96-98) Trajan (r. 98-117) Hadrian (r. 117-138) Antoninus Pius (r. 138-161) Marcus Aurelius (r. 161-180) “golden age”—Edward Gibbon B. Nerva’s contributions (Social) Alimenta Able successor C. Trajan’s contributions (Expansion) Aqueducts Dacia D. Hadrian’s contributions (Defense) Travel Civil service Hadrian’s Wall Pantheon E. Antoninus Pius’s contributions (Order)
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course EUH 2001 taught by Professor Staff during the Summer '10 term at Santa Fe College.

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