Roman Empire Augustus to Hadrian

ISBN-10: 0521338875
ISBN-13: 9780521338875
Edition: 1988
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List price: $57.00
Copyright year: 1988
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/14/1988
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

This is a collection of Greek and Latin inscriptions and papyri in English translation. They are all primary sources for our knowledge of the history of Rome from the first emperor, Augustus, to Hadrian. The theme of the present collection is the political and military activity of the Roman emperors to the period of Hadrian, the men who carried out their policies, the institutions of their administrations, the wars they conducted, the reaction of their subjects, the imperial ruler cult, their letters and orders. a second part is concerned with the society of the ordinary citizen in his daily life. Brief commentary and notes accompany the translations, making this book a collection of historical material to supplement the major literary sources such such as Tacitus, Seutonius, Dio, and others in the study of Roman imperial history.

Volume editor's introduction
List of abbreviations
List of symbols
The Imperial Government in War and Peace
Augustus
Calendar entries for Augustus
Legal decision by Augustus and Agrippa, and a governor's letter to Kyme
Augustus refuses freedom to Samos
Senatorial and imperial provinces
Illyricum and Thrace under Augustus
General repair of main highways in Italy
Augustus and the imperial cult
The Cantabrian campaign in Spain
Military expeditions deep into Africa
Peace on the eastern frontier
The Secular Games of Augustus
Greek translation of funeral oration given by Augustus for Agrippa
Five edicts of Augustus and a decree of the senate
Control over priestly credentials in Egypt
Oath of loyalty sworn in Paphlagonia to Augustus and his descendants
Rome and the Far East
Letter of Augustus to his grandson
Gaius Caesar in the Greek East
Honors decreed in Pisae for the dead Gaius Caesar
War against the Gaetulians in Africa
Fabricius Tuscus and a levy of troops at Rome
Equestrian officer takes the census
Centurion killed in the disaster of Varus
Rebellion in Athens against Rome
Minutes of an audience in Rome given by Augustus with his Advisory Board to envoys from Alexandria
The Res Gestae of Augustus
Imperial edict concerning violation of sepulchres
Tiberius
Calendar entries for Tiberius
Edict of the governor of Galatia on requisitioning of transport
Charioteer at the Games in honor of Caesar's Victory
Letter of Tiberius refusing divine honors
Sacred law for a festival of the imperial cult
Germanicus at the Olympic Games
Germanicus in Egypt
Roman upper classes forbidden to participate in public performances
Honors for the dead Germanicus
The new equestrian order
The imperial cult in Galatia
Pontius Pilatus, prefect of Judaea
The fall of Sejanus, later recollection
Gaius (Caligula)
Oath of allegiance to Gaius
Client states and kings
Cult of Gaius and the administrative districts of Asia
Claudius
Letter of Claudius to the Alexandrians
Trial of Isidorus and Lampon before Claudius
Edict of the prefect of Egypt on illegal requisitions
Slaves and freedmen in the household of Claudius
Governor's decree on altering documents
Officers and men in the conquest of Britain
Favors granted the city of Volubilis by Claudius
Vow for victory in Britain
Edict of Claudius granting Roman citizenship
Claudius repairs the road from the Po to the Danube
Letter of Claudius about Dionysiac performers
Speech of Claudius to the senate
Cogidubnus, client-king in Roman Britain
Sextus Afranius Burrus, praetorian prefect (AD 51-62)
Discharge diploma for a sailor at Misenum
Claudius and the aqueducts
Ofonius Tigellinus, rags to riches
Nero
Draft of a proclamation of Nero as emperor
Nero refuses divine honors
Prefect of Egypt honored at Bousiris
Governor of Moesia, and the barbarians
Domitius Corbulo, commander on the eastern front
Accommodations on the highways of Thrace
Roman veterans meet with the prefect of Egypt
Nero addresses the Practorian Guard
Betrayal of the plot to assassinate Nero
Religious acts celebrating the safety of Nero
Nero liberates the province of Greece
Nero's canal across the Corinthian Isthmus
The Panachaian League and the freedom of Greece
The so-called 'five good years' of Nero's reign
Nero's agents confiscate statutes in Greece
Tombstone of a member of Nero's German bodyguard
Nero breaks up private estates in Africa
Nero honored at Athens
Galba, Otho, Vitellius, Vespasian
The year of the four emperors
Edict of Tiberius Iulius Alexander
Acclamation of Vespasian in Alexandria
Law on the imperial powers of Vespasian
The Jewish War under Vespasian and Titus
Edict of Vespasian on teachers and physicians
The Roman presence in the Caucasus
A milestone and the legions in Syria
Letter of Vespasian to Sabora in Spain
Rescript of Vespasian concerning a land dispute
Career of the Roman conqueror of Masada
Settlement of tribes around Cirta
Vespasian and a dissident senator
Restoration of public lands
Titus and Domitian
Titus writes to the city of Munigua in Spain
Earthquake damage repaired at Naples
Pay record of a Roman legionary
Instructions from Domitian to a procurator
Letter of Domitian about a land controversy
The municipal charter of Salpensa
Domitian appoints a new praetorian prefect
Area destroyed by fire under Nero
Entrapment of citizens
Boundary markers of a Roman colony on Crete
Domitian's war against the Dacians
Edict of Domitian on the immunity of veterans
'Nero is still alive.'
Edict of the prefect of Egypt on public records
Koptos and Red Sea commerce
A Roman governor and a famine in Antioch
Domitian on teachers and physicians
Career of an equestrian under the Flavian emperors
Nerva and Trajan
Nerva and a new beginning
Discharge diploma for auxiliary soldier
Preparations at the Iron Gate for the Dacian War
Roman surveyor of the Dacian limes
Prefect of Egypt issues an edict on the census
Cornelius Palma builds an aqueduct
Roman equestrian honored by his native city
Roman soldier captures the king of the Dacians
Rewards and consequences of the conquest of Dacia
Survey of land for a colony in Pannonia
Trajan celebrates his Dacian victory
Trajan's trophy at Adamklissi
Roman colony at Sarmizegetusa in Dacia
Trajan and road repair in Italy
The Trajanic highway from Syria to the Red Sea
Career of Hadrian before he became emperor
The curator rei publicae in Italy
Trajan dedicates Dacian spoils
Roman troops on the march to Parthia
The Jewish revolt under Trajan
The earthquake at Antioch
An Iberian prince with Trajan in the Parthian War
Trajan crosses the Tigris River
Trajan's letter to the senate
Trajan puts Parthemaspates on the throne of Parthia
Coins celebrating victory in Parthia
Trajan and his eastern empire
Roman army withdraws from Dura-Europus
Career of Gaius Iulius Quadratus Bassus
Hadrian
Creation of the Athenaeum in Rome by Hadrian
Chief secretary in Rome under Hadrian
Hadrian's frontier policy in Britain
Hadrian cancels debts owed to the Treasury
Letter of Hadrian on children of soldiers
Plotina and Hadrian concerning the school at Athens
Hadrian reviews troops on the Danube
Hadrian's rescript about Christians
Hadrian travels to Asia Minor and Greece
Hadrian addresses his army in Africa
Hadrian and Antinous
Hadrian visits Palmyra in the Syrian desert
The Jewish revolt under Hadrian
Edict of prefect of Egypt about circuit court
Colonists in the new city of Antinoopolis
Roman power in the Black Sea under Hadrian
Roman order of battle against the Alani
Hadrian grants a moratorium on taxes in Egypt
New road from Berenike to Antinoopolis
The tax law of Palmyra
The horoscope of Pedanius Fuscus
Society in the Roman World
Rescript of Hadrian on social status in legal penalties
A Roman jurist on medicines and abortifacients
Greek prejudice against the Roman West
Roman citizenship, open to all in the empire
The rise of provincials in service to Rome
Inns and accommodations
Entertainers and actors of the imperial theater
Appuleius Diocles, most eminent of all charioteers
The Roman circus
Theater and chariot races at Alexandria
The gladiatorial games
Physicians in the Roman world
Women at work
Men at work
A canal for fullers in Syrian Antioch
Learning a trade by apprenticeship
Wholesale dealer in food at Puteoli
Societies of the working classes
Slaves in the Roman world
Purchase of a female slave
Gift of gardens to freedmen and freedwomen
An imperial freedman in charge of elephants in Italy
Public activities of a prominent patron at Ostia
Construction of a synagogue in Jerusalem
A son delivers the funeral oration for his mother
Marriage contract
Apartment building for rent
Auxiliary soldier declares birth of a daughter
Exposure of children in the Graeco-Roman world
Deed of divorce
Recall of a will
Official notification of death in the family
Letter of recommendation to a tribune of soldiers
Roman senator asked to be town's patron
Honorarium for a speaker
Receipts of various kinds
Tenant farmers on an imperial estate
Child Assistance Program in Italy
Market days and the seven-day week
Italian Farmer's Almanac
The philanthropy of Pliny the Younger
Glossary
Appendixes
Roman names
Roman imperial chronology
Indexes

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