By Lukas de Blois, Peter Funke, Johannes Hahn

This quantity provides the court cases of the 5th workshop of the foreign thematic community ‚Impact of Empire’, which concentrates at the historical past of the Roman Empire, c. two hundred B.C. - A.D. 476, and, less than the chairmanship of Lukas de Blois and Olivier Hekster (University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands), brings jointly historical historians, archaeologists, classicists and experts on Roman legislations from a few 28 ecu and North American universities. The 5th quantity makes a speciality of the influence of imperial Rome on religions, ritual and spiritual lifestyles within the Roman Empire. The following issues are taken care of: connections among Roman growth and faith, the imperial impression on neighborhood cults, cultic team of workers (priests, priestesses and bishops), and the divinity of Roman Emperors.

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D. 20 trial against Aemilia Lepida made clear. 15 But even famous ancestors who led to ones downfall could still be emphasised to demand respect. cit. 4). On the tomb: D. Boschung, ‘Überlegungen zum Liciniergrab’, Jahrbuch des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts 101 (1986), 257-287. cit. 4), 191. Cf. H. I. Flower, Ancestor Masks and Aristocratic Power in Roman Culture (Oxford 1996), 257-258. 12 W. Eck, ‘Pompeius Magnus’, RE S 15 (1978), 328. cit. 6), 93-103. cit. 4), 193-195. cit. 8), 247. 15 P.

Cit. 19). J. A. Burckhardt, Politische Strategien der Optimaten in der späten römischen Republik. Historia Einzelschriften 57 (Stuttgart 1988); L. ). Hermes Einzelschriften 59 (Stuttgart 1992). cit. 25), 435f. for a summary of the discussion and a rather negative view concerning that possibility. I would prefer a more positive stance: the norms at Urso spell out a position that was controversial at Rome: the augur could lose his office. 18. cit. 31), 248f. ([1875], 99). 36 20 text. The only instance of its application in chapter 91 concerns the public lists of decurions and sacerdotes.

F. Jacques, ‘L’ordine senatorio attraverso la crisi del III secolo’, in: A. Giardini (ed), Società romana e impero tardoantico I (1986), 1-225 and especially C. Settipani, Continuité gentilice et continuité familiale dans les familles sénatoriales romaines à l’époque impériale. Mythe et réalité (Oxford 2000). Cf. also the claims of descent by Cappadocian churchfathers: R. van Dam, Becoming Christian. The Conversion of Roman Cappadocia (Philadelphia 2003), 76-80. 7. Cf. 40), 144. 58 This is the first publication of a larger project, eventually to appear as Emperors and Ancestors: Lineage and Roman Imperial Ideology.

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