UA CLAS 160B1 - Roots of Western Cultureexam3 (7 pages)

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Clas 160b1 - In the Beginning: Roots of Western Culture

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Roots of Western Culture 10 30 2013 Tacitus Senator and historian of late 1st early 2nd c CE Wrote several works either histories or with a historical aspect Interested in imperial politics especially at the senatorial level Might have consulted the acta senatus for the kind of detailed information we ve seen in sections 12 13 Tacitus Annales Final work Chroniceles from the death of Augustus throughout he suicide of Nero Broken into parts of 6 books each called hexads Of original 18 books only 1 4 6 part of 11 12 15 beginning of 16 survive in only one manuscript Memorialization of those who died and suffered under tyranny Augustus succession Augustus position assumed to be unique Not usual in Roman history decemviri sulla pompous magnus Initially had co rulers o M Vipsanius Agrippa o Marcellus Octavia s son by a previous marriage o Both had tribunicia postestas With his daughter Julia sons Augustus dynastic policy became clear o Gauis Caesar o Lucius Caesar o Both died at young age and mysteriously Rome would be a hereditary parliamentary monarchy Augustus Funeral slides will be posted Tiberius Son of Augustus wife Livia Retired to Rhodes in order to make way for Gaius and Lucius After their deaths was Augustus successor Murder of Agrippa Postumus whose orders After Augustus funeral talk again of sharing command of state Tiberius words even on matter which he was not concealing were whether by nature or habit always weighted and dark Senators one fear was that they seemed to understand Asinius Gallus which part Augustus watch list o M Lepidus capable wouldn t want it o Asinius Gallus inferior wanted it o L Arruntius Major changes under Tiberius End of public elections Senatorial candidates chosen by the emperor All elections occur in the senate Senate has larger role in judicial matters Senate becomes more bureaucratic Praetorian Guard localized in a single location on Esquiline Tiberius used the commander of the Praetorian Guard Aelius Sejanus as a kind of co ruler



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