New PDF release: Coining Images of Power: Patterns in the Representation of

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By Erika Manders

ISBN-10: 900418970X

ISBN-13: 9789004189706

Present scholarship on Roman imperial illustration addresses either the ways that person rulers provided themselves to their topics and the way specific features of imperial illustration built over the years. This booklet combines those ways. It examines the diachronic improvement of the illustration of Roman imperial energy as an entire in a single medium over an extended time period. via a quantitative and qualitative research of coin forms issued among A.D. 193 and 284, styles within the illustration of third-century Roman emperors on imperial coinage are made obvious. the result's a brand new standpoint at the improvement of imperial ideology in instances of predicament.

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1–22. See also below, pp. J. D. 2 (1983), pp. 133–144; pp. 135–136. 69 In addition, Valerian sent an imperial rescript to the senate in 258 by which he obliged Christians of the upper classes to give up their property and ordered all bishops, priests and deacons to be punished. 74 In these years, jurists became influential persons at the imperial court as a result of the many legal appeals that were made to the centre, imperial interests and through patronage and recommendation. 4. 7; Acta Proconsularia 2–5.

4. , Sutherland, “The intelligibility of Roman imperial coin types”, JRS 49 (1959), pp. 46–55; p. 52. V. Buttrey, “Vespasian as moneyer”, NC7 12 (1972), pp. 89–109; p. 109. 117 Recent contributions to this debate argue that not either the emperor or the mint masters were responsible for the coins types, but both. 118 The argument that the emperor interfered with the coin types when they did not meet his requirements can be adduced as proof for this hypothesis. A telling example of the emperor’s personal interference forms the diffference between Hadrian’s fijirst and second series of coins.

See J. Ellul, Propaganda: The Formation of Men’s Attitudes (New York, 1965). E. Lendon, “The legitimacy of the Roman emperor: against Weberian legitimacy and imperial ‘strategies of legitimation’ ”, in: A. , Herrschaftsstrukturen und Herrschaftspraxis. Konzepte, Prinzipien und Strategien der Administration im römischen Kaiserreich. 2004 (Berlin, 2006), pp. 53–63. 101 In addition to legitimization, representation of power could also (and of course simultaneously) be employed for information and glorifijication.

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