By Peter Garnsey, Dominic Rathbone, Alan K. Bowman

Quantity eleven of the second one version of The Cambridge historic heritage covers the heritage of the Roman empire from advert 70 to 192--Vespasian to the Antonines. the amount starts with the political and armed forces background of the interval. advancements within the constitution of the empire are then tested, together with the association and team of workers of the significant govt and province-based associations and practices. a chain of provincial stories follows, and the society, financial system and tradition of the empire as a complete are reviewed in a bunch of thematic chapters.

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Appeals to the precept and example of Claudius, while Seneca had predicted the extension of Nero’s gentleness of spirit through the whole body of the empire. 91 A related aspect of Flavian ideology can be seen in the charters eventually issued to the new Latin municipia in accordance with Vespasian’s grant of Latin rights to Spain (see pp.

This was not a matter of personal envy on the part of Mucianus, for when Primus fled to Vespasian he was not reinstated. Primus was suspected by Mucianus of encouraging one of the remaining members of the republican aristocratic clan from which the luckless adoptive son of Galba came. –; Tac. Hist. . 20 Tac. Hist. ; Suet. Vesp. ; Hist.  with Chilver’s () commentary. 21 Suet. Vesp.  (cf. –; , cf. Tac. Hist. . Cambridge Histories Online © Cambridge University Press, 2008   L.

65 ILS =MW a; ILS =MW . , cf. Suet. Iul. ; Claud. . 66 NSC () =MW ; ILS =Smallwood, GCN no. ; Tac. Ann. –; Sen. Brev. Vit. ; see Boatwright (). 63 64 Cambridge Histories Online © Cambridge University Press, 2008   the first half of , thus soon after the conclusion of his joint censorship with Titus in –, in which not only the population was recorded but the whole city carefully measured. Pliny’s account of these measurements perhaps reflects, not only his own, but Vespasian’s interest in antiquarian detail, similar to that displayed by Claudius in his speech to the Senate justifying his extension.

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