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 governme
3 Worst Emperors of Rome Jordan Wertheimer 11/17/08 Classics 220- Essay #2 The success of ancient Rome was dependant on whether the emperor could lead the people in an organized and civil manner. For these three emperors, although some of their refor
Classics 220: Lecture Guide, Day 36 Entertainment in the Roman World 1.) The Historia Augusta A. What is the Historia Augusta? When was it written? Why is it important?
Means the Augustan history title a modern invention Collection of roman empero
Classics 220: Lecture Guide, Day 38 Life in the Provinces and the cursus honorum 1. Sex and Sexuality in the Roman World
A. Describe some of the sexual imagery in the Roman world, as well as location & purpose: Phallus- a protective image sometime
CLAS 220 Lecture Guide Day 40 Ancient Magic
1. How do people view the foreigner with respect to ancient magic?
2. What specific cause is there for Lucius getting into trouble with magic?
3. What does society presume about the goals of magic?
Classics 220: Lecture Guide, Day 41 Apuleius, Rhetoric and. Medicine (?) 1. Apuleius
A. Give his dates and a few facts about his life: Lucius Apuleius. 123-180 AD. From North African city Madaurus. He inherited a lot of money and power from his fa
Classics 220: Lecture Guide, Day 33 The Julio-Claudians A. What were Tiberius' Economic and Provincial Policies? To reduce taxes Produce more universal coinage Raise salaries Lengthen terms of the governors Restrict tax farming Severely punish extort
Classics 220: Lecture Guide, Day 30 Augustus (1) 1.) Augustus (1) A. Why didn't the Republic suddenly come back to life after Caesar's murder in 44 B.C.?
B. Who was Marc Antony? Give his dates. Why was he upset when Caesar's will was read? He was
Classics 220: Lecture Guide, Day 31 Augustus (2) 1.) Augustus (2)
A. List a few of the areas that Augustus added to the Roman Empire. He added the Northwestern part of Spain the Roman Empire. He also adds the Balkins and North of the Alps (Gaul an
Classics 220: Lecture Guide, Day 37 Entertainment. and Sex 1. Entertainment in the Roman World (Continued) A. B. C. D. 2. Provide a few details about the layout of Roman theaters: Describe the actors and characters seen in Roman drama: What did a R
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.
Classics 220: Lecture Guide, Day 43 Roman Mystery Religions and Cults 1. Roman Gaul
A. Was Roman Gaul very "Romanized?" Why or why not? Roads and armies were long lasting New (Roman) cities sprung up But northern Gaul never really "Romanized". Bla
Classics 220: Lecture Guide, Day 35 The Antonines 1.) The "Five Good Emperors" (a.k.a. the Antonines)
A. Who were the "five good emperors?" Give their names and dates of rule. 1) Nerva- ruled feom 96-98 AD 2) Trajan- ruled from 98-117 AD 3) Hadria