TITLE

COLLABORATORS AMONGST THE OPPOSITION? DECONSTRUCTING THE IMPERIAL CURSUS HONORUM

AUTHOR(S)
STRUNK, THOMAS E.
PUB. DATE
January 2015
SOURCE
Arethusa;Winter2015, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the careers of dissidents and collaborators as indication of career patterns that turn out to be similar to each other and to the careers of Tacitus and Pliny the Younger. It indicates that the evidence presents by the career challenges the assumption that a Roman's cursus represents an individual's political leanings which is a fallacy. Topics discussed include the career and condemnation of Thrasea Paetus who rose up to the cursus under Nero's predecessor Claudius.
ACCESSION #
100424127

 

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