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Aristocratic Power and Politics in the Domestic Sphere

Carlos Machado.

in Urban Space and Aristocratic Power in Late Antique Rome

October 2019; p ublished online November 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; Classical History; European History. 13359 words.

This chapter analyses the impact of aristocratic houses in the definition of late antique Rome’s political topography. Focusing on concrete examples, it examines the physical impact of...

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Aristocrats, Imperial Institutions, and the Topography of Power

Carlos Machado.

in Urban Space and Aristocratic Power in Late Antique Rome

October 2019; p ublished online November 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; Classical History; European History. 17589 words.

This chapter analyses the ways in which the series of administrative reforms aimed at increasing imperial control over Rome between the late third and early fourth centuries led to an...

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A Brief Orientation

Andrew M. Riggsby.

in Mosaics of Knowledge

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; Classical History; European History. 4154 words.

This book investigates information technologies in the classical Roman world—their invention, diffusion, and use, and the interactions among those processes. The focus is on conceptual...

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Building Late Antique Rome

Carlos Machado.

in Urban Space and Aristocratic Power in Late Antique Rome

October 2019; p ublished online November 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; Classical History; European History. 15389 words.

This chapter examines the role played by member of the Roman aristocracy in the physical evolution of late antique Rome. Acting as representatives of the imperial government, aristocrats...

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Conclusion

Andrew M. Riggsby.

in Mosaics of Knowledge

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; Classical History; European History. 9775 words.

The conclusion begins with a summary of the conclusions of the preceding chapters. Most generally, uses of Roman information technologies, even ones that are broadly similar to each other,...

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Conclusion

Carlos Machado.

in Urban Space and Aristocratic Power in Late Antique Rome

October 2019; p ublished online November 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; Classical History; European History. 3433 words.

This chapter brings together the different strands that make up the argument of the book. As emperors distanced themselves from the city, reorganizing the administration and the services...

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Emperors and Senators in the Roman Forum

Carlos Machado.

in Urban Space and Aristocratic Power in Late Antique Rome

October 2019; p ublished online November 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; Classical History; European History. 14681 words.

The Roman Forum occupied a central place in the city of Rome. Crowded with monuments, civic buildings, and temples, the forum was a symbol of imperial power and culture, serving as stage...

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Festivals, Ceremonies, and the Commemoration of Power

Carlos Machado.

in Urban Space and Aristocratic Power in Late Antique Rome

October 2019; p ublished online November 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; Classical History; European History. 18688 words.

This chapter analyses the ways in which members of the roman elite used festivals and public celebrations as a form of advertising their social and political standing. Analysing senatorial...

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Introduction

Carlos Machado.

in Urban Space and Aristocratic Power in Late Antique Rome

October 2019; p ublished online November 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; Classical History; European History. 12296 words.

Scholars have traditionally approached the history of Rome in late antiquity as a metaphor for the fate of the empire and the ancient world, focusing on the distancing of the imperial court...

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Lists

Andrew M. Riggsby.

in Mosaics of Knowledge

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; Classical History; European History. 15897 words.

This chapter starts with Jack Goody’s observations on the capacities of lists as a written technology, but focuses less on their theoretical possibilities and more on actual Roman usage....

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