By Lukas de Blois, Peter Funke, Johannes Hahn

ISBN-10: 9004154604

ISBN-13: 9789004154605

This quantity offers the complaints of the 5th workshop of the overseas thematic community ‚Impact of Empire’, which concentrates at the heritage of the Roman Empire, c. 2 hundred B.C. - A.D. 476, and, less than the chairmanship of Lukas de Blois and Olivier Hekster (University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands), brings jointly historical historians, archaeologists, classicists and experts on Roman legislations from a few 28 ecu and North American universities. The 5th quantity makes a speciality of the effect of imperial Rome on religions, ritual and non secular lifestyles within the Roman Empire. The following issues are handled: connections among Roman enlargement and faith, the imperial influence on neighborhood cults, cultic group of workers (priests, priestesses and bishops), and the divinity of Roman Emperors.

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8), 247. 15 P. cit. 4), 197-198. 26 lamentatione flebili maiores suos ciens ipsumque Pompeium, cuius ea monimenta et adstantes imagines visebantur, tantum misericordiae permovit ut effusi in lacrimas 16 Notwithstanding the crowd’s arousal, Lepida was exiled. But hers was an exile in style, befitting one with such honourable lineage. Under Julio-Claudian rule, lineage continued to matter. D. 48: Behold all these young men whom I am looking at. We should no more regret that they are senators than Pericus, a man of the highest lineage and my friend, is sorry to read the name Allobrogicus among the masks of his ancestors.

33 turies, this must have become, if anything, more pronounced in the later empire. Based on the above evidence, then, it appears that divine genealogies no longer served an ostensibly political use for senatorial families during the principate. Perhaps other evidence can be employed to support the notion. Firstly, the iconography on sarcophagi. As Hennig Wrede expertly analysed years ago, during the empire the concept of consecratio in forma deorum arose. Individuals, in death, characterised themselves through divine attributes.

LXVII. Whoever after the issuing of this statute shall have been chosen or coopted according to this statute as pontiffs and augurs of the colonia Genetiva Iulia into the college of pontiffs and (the college) of augurs in the place of a man who has died or been condemned, he is to be pontiff or augur in the colonia Iulia in the college as pontiff or augur, in the same way as those who are or shall be pontiffs and augurs with the best conditions in any colony. Nor is anyone to receive or choose in replacement or coopt into the college of pontiffs, except at a time when there shall be less than three pontiffs among those who are of the colonia Genetiva.

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