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By Andrew Zissos

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

  • Includes contributions from over dozen Classical experiences students equipped into six thematic sections
  • Illustrates how monetary, social, and cultural forces interacted to create a number of social worlds inside a composite Roman empire
  • Concludes with a chain of appendices that offer distinctive chronological and demographic details and an in depth word list of terms
  • Examines the Flavian Age extra largely and inclusively than ever earlier than incorporating insurance of usually missed teams, corresponding to girls and non-Romans in the Empire

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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. But if the sources themselves have not changed of late, critical approaches to them have.

G. architecture, art, or literature. Where apparently distinctive “Flavian” elements exist, they need to be accounted for. Here we get into broader theoretical questions regarding the interrelation and interaction of the various elements and spheres of human society. These different components exert reciprocal influence on one another as part of a continuous and dynamic process that produces the specific “articulation” of a given society at a given time. Almost by its very nature and formulation, a Companion to the Flavian Age will be prone to privileging the political sphere (even though Marxist theory, for one, identifies this as part of the societal “superstructure” – and so less determinate and influential than elements of the “base”).

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