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March 19    Scripture

Ancient Rome: Political
Constitutions and Laws

A Visual Compendium of Roman Emperors The goal of this page is to present an illustrated list of Roman Emperors. While I was in Rome In July of 1995 the idea for this page hit me at some point in the Vatican museum. I had seen lists of emperors on the net and I figured these lists would be much more interesting if they had pictures as well. Thus, I tried to snap pics of as many emperors as I could find in various museums. By Justin D. Paola Digital Image Analysis Laboratory Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Arizona. [Rome] [Political Resources]

Ammianus Marcellinus on the Emperor Valens Ancient History Sourcebook: Ammianus Marcellinus (330-395 AD): The Battle of Hadrianopolis, 378 AD [Rome] [Political Resources]

An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors "Welcome to De Imperatoribus Romanis, a web site which simply allows its users to retrieve short biographical essays of all the Roman emperors from the accession of the Emperor Augustus to the death of the Emperor Constantine XI Palaeologus. Each essay on this site,which is peer reviewed, is written by a scholar and is accompanied by a bibliography,illustrations, and footnotes". [Rome] [Political Resources]

Ancient History Sourcebook: Augustan Encomiums , c. 31 BCE - 14 CE by Horace From: William Stearns Davis, ed., Readings in Ancient History: Illustrative Extracts from the Sources, 2 Vols. (Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1912-13), Vol. II: Rome and the West, pp. 174-179. [Rome] [Political Resources]

Augustus:Images of Power By Mark Morford [Rome] [Political Resources]

Aurelian Lucius Domitius Aurelianus was born of poor parents on 9 September AD 214 in Lower Moesia. His father was a tenant farmer of a wealthy senator Aurelius, after whom the family were named. Aurelian rose through the ranks of the army, serving with distinction on the Danube frontier. By AD 268, when Aureolus rebelled against Gallienus, he held a cavalry commanding north Italy. [Rome] [Political Resources]

Beneficiarii Consularis A Reassessment of the Functions of beneficiarii consularis by Robert L. Dise, Jr. (The University of Northern Iowa) The Ancient History Bulletin, vol 9.2 (1995) 72-85 [Rome] [Political Resources]

Cicero Bibliography of Print Resources Bibliography of primary and secondary sources [Rome] [Political Resources]

Corpus Iuris Civilis: The Digest and Codex:Marriage Laws This text is part of the Internet Medieval Source Book. The Sourcebook is a collection of public domain and copy-permitted texts related to medieval and Byzantine history. [Rome] [Political Resources]

Diocletian & the Tetrarchy [Rome] [Political Resources]

Diocletian the Builder Diocletian the Builder and the Decline of Architecture by Michael Greenhalgh. Diocletian's apparent love of ritual was accompanied by a passion for building. Being an Emperor, he did not need to stint on either energy or materials in this notoriously expensive passtime - one which led Elizabeth I of England's Lord Chancellor to warn: Put not thy finger in the mortar! [Rome] [Political Resources]

HISTOS:The New Electronic Journal of Ancient Histography at the University of Durham [Rome] [Political Resources]

Ides of March In 44 BC, at the celebration of the Lupercalia, Julius Caesar, seated in a gilded chair at the front of the Rostra, publicly refused the diadem of kingship presented to him by Antony. He already exercised the power of dictator, and many regarded the gesture as nothing more than pretense. Indeed, for Appian, "the difference it made was only of a word since in reality the dictator is exactly like a king." A month later, on the Ides of March (Idus Martiae), the would-be king was dead. [Rome] [Political Resources]

Imperium Romanorum David Rumsey Collection: Imperium Romanorum inde a Constantini Magni tempore. (with) Imperium Romanum in partibus Orientis atque in partibus Occidentis sec. notitiam dignitatum (401-405 p. Ch.). Corr. Menke 1865. Gothae: Justhus Perthes. Spruner-Menke atlas antiquus. (1865) [Rome] [Political Resources]

Index of Imperial Stemmata. Live links lead to the family trees of important imperial dynasties. Live links from the family trees will take you to individual biographies. By Michael DiMaio, Jr. Courtsey of De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors [Rome] [Political Resources]

Ius Romanum Leges Rei Publicae Gaius Justinian Theodosian Code, The Latin Library [Rome] [Political Resources]

Legal Status in the Roman World Laws, Customs, Culture and more. [Rome] [Political Resources]

Lenocinium Scope and Consequences by Andrew M. Riggsby Zeitschrift der Savigny-Stifung fur Rechtsgeschite, romanische Abteilung 112 (1995) 423-7. [Rome] [Political Resources]

Mausoleum of Augustus and the Res Gestae The Mausoleum of Augustus and the Res Gestae Courtesy of Professor John Paul Adams, Department of Modern and Classical Languages & Literatures at the California State University at Northridge. [Rome] [Political Resources]

Oratorical Proof Appropriation and the Reversal as a Basis for Oratorical Proof by Andrew M. Riggsby Originally CP 90.3 (1995) 245-56. [Rome] [Political Resources]

Ordinary Consuls of the Roman Republic and Empire ORDINARY CONSULS OF THE ROMAN REPUBLIC AND EMPIRE 300 BC -- 68 AD [Rome] [Political Resources]

Resources for Augustan Studies Courtesy of Eric Kondratieff. [Rome] [Political Resources]

Roman Emperers Julio-Claudian Dynasty Caesar Augustus Tiberius Caligula Claudius Nero The Year of Four Emperors Servius Sulpicius Galba Marcus Salvius Otho Flavian Dynasty Aulus Vitellius Germanicus Titus Titus Flavius Domitianus Nervan-Antonian Dynasty - Five Good Emperors Nerva Trajan List of Emperors Continued [Rome] [Political Resources]

Roman Government Officials During the Late Republic by Rich Hamper. [Rome] [Political Resources]

Roman Law Resources "This site provides information on Roman law sources and literature, the teaching of Roman law, and the persons who engage in the study of Roman law. " by Ernest Metzger Faculty of Law, University of Aberdeen. [Rome] [Political Resources]

Rome's Settlement of Lycia and Caria after 188 Not as Slaves, but as Friends and Allies: Rome's Settlement of Lycia and Caria after 188 Text of the 1994 APA Abstract by Rob S. Rice [Rome] [Political Resources]

Rome's Treatment of Rhodes in 168 Sparing a Hornets Nest: Rome's Treatment of Rhodes in 168 Text of the 1992 APA Abstract by Rob S. Rice [Rome] [Political Resources]

The Censors of the Roman Republic The identities of the early Censors are not all known to us, buta continuous list exists from 280 BC onwards. [Rome] [Political Resources]

The Consular Year and the Roman Historical Tradition Structuring Roman History: the Consular Year and the Roman Historical Tradition by John Rich (University of Nottingham) [Rome] [Political Resources]

The Deeds of the Divine Augustus , By Augustus, Written 14 A.C.E. Translated by Thomas Bushnell, BSG, Courtesy of the Internet Classics Archive. [Rome] [Political Resources]

The Julian marriage laws In 18 B.C., the Emperor Augustus turned his attention to social problems at Rome. Extravagance and adultery were widespread. Among the upper classes, marriage was increasingly infrequent and, many couples who did marry failed to produce offspring. Augustus, who hoped thereby to elevate both the morals and the numbers of the upper classes in Rome, and to increase the population of native Italians in Italy, enacted laws to encourage marriage and having children (lex Julia de maritandis ordinibus), including provisions establishing adultery as a crime. [Rome] [Political Resources]

The Law of the Twelve Tablets (from E. H. Warmington, Remains of Old Latin III, circa 450 B.C.). [Rome] [Political Resources]

The Roman Republican Constitution A discussion of the political offices and responsibilities of the various branches of the Roman Republican government from the University of Texas, Department of Classics.

Theodosius I The Catholic Encyclopedia. [Rome] [Political Resources]

Those Wacky Emperors A somewhat irreverent survey of fifty-one men, from Julius Caesar through Diocletian, who held supreme power in the empire that owned the entire Mediterranean Sea for four hundred years. [Rome] [Political Resources]

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