A Companion to the Flavian Age of Imperial Rome by Andrew Zissos

By Andrew Zissos

A significant other to the Flavian Age of Imperial Rome presents a scientific and finished exam of the political, financial, social, and cultural nuances of the Flavian Age (69–96 CE).

  • Includes contributions from over dozen Classical experiences students geared up into six thematic sections
  • Illustrates how financial, social, and cultural forces interacted to create a number of social worlds inside a composite Roman empire
  • Concludes with a chain of appendices that supply unique chronological and demographic info and an intensive word list of terms
  • Examines the Flavian Age extra generally and inclusively than ever prior to incorporating insurance of usually overlooked teams, akin to ladies and non-Romans in the Empire

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Once again, we are reminded that an “age” is an intrinsically contingent category. It might be useful to close with some ancillary observations on the Flavian Age as the point of origin for important trends that continued beyond the death of Domitian. The events leading to the rise of the Flavian dynasty yielded a number of significant revelations, foremost among them the “secret of empire” (arcanum imperii), in the celebrated Tacitean formulation, that emperors could be made elsewhere than at Rome (Hist.

2007. ” CW 101: 75–91. Edmonston, Jonathan, Steve Mason, and James Rives. 2005. Flavius Josephus and Flavian Rome. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Gowing, Alain M. 2005. Empire and Memory: the representation of the Roman Republic in imperial culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Henderson, John. 2003. “Par Operi Sedes: Mrs. ” In Flavian Rome: culture, image, text, edited by Anthony J. Boyle and William J. Dominik, 229–54. Leiden: Brill. Jones, Brian W. 1992. The Emperor Domitian. London and New York: Routledge.

A History of the Roman Empire from its Foundation to the Death of Marcus Aurelius. London: John Murray. Curran, John R. 2007. ” CW 101: 75–91. Edmonston, Jonathan, Steve Mason, and James Rives. 2005. Flavius Josephus and Flavian Rome. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Gowing, Alain M. 2005. Empire and Memory: the representation of the Roman Republic in imperial culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Henderson, John. 2003. “Par Operi Sedes: Mrs. ” In Flavian Rome: culture, image, text, edited by Anthony J.

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