By Andrew Zissos
A significant other to the Flavian Age of Imperial Rome presents a scientific and accomplished exam of the political, fiscal, social, and cultural nuances of the Flavian Age (69–96 CE).
- Includes contributions from over dozen Classical reports students equipped into six thematic sections
- Illustrates how fiscal, social, and cultural forces interacted to create numerous social worlds inside of a composite Roman empire
- Concludes with a chain of appendices that offer specified chronological and demographic info and an intensive word list of terms
- Examines the Flavian Age extra generally and inclusively than ever earlier than incorporating assurance of usually missed teams, resembling ladies and non-Romans in the Empire
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1 Literary sources The essential list of literary sources on the Flavian period has not changed recently or even in the last century. The same “classical” authors still provide the point of departure for any research about the Flavians: above all, the Histories of Tacitus and Suetonius’ A Companion to the Flavian Age of Imperial Rome, First Edition. Edited by Andrew Zissos. © 2016 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Published 2016 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 18 Frédéric Hurlet biographies, with much to be gleaned as well from the Epigrams of Martial and other poetry.
594–629). The case of the epigrammist Martial is complex. A native of Bilbilis in Spain, he has the peculiarity of having begun his literary career under Titus, having been active principally under Domitian and having retired under Trajan, at which point he returned to his native land. Martial produced an abundant oeuvre that provides, through its sketches of everyday life, valuable information about Rome in the late first century ce, while offering a vision of the Flavian establishment that is often close to the official image.
Paris: Perrin. Vagi, David L. 1999. Coinage and History of the Roman Empire, 82 bc – ad 380. Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn. Zissos, Andrew. 2003. ” In Flavian Rome: culture, image, text, edited by Anthony J. Boyle and William J. Dominik, 659–84. Leiden: Brill. Part I Preliminary Chapter 1 Sources and Evidence Frédéric Hurlet Introduction As one of the “human sciences,” history entails both a method and an object of study. Any study or assessment of the Flavian Age and its emperors must begin with the question of the sources upon which our knowledge of this period rests, and a vetting of those sources according to category.