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By Lukas de Blois, Peter Funke, Johannes Hahn

This quantity offers the court cases of the 5th workshop of the overseas thematic community ‚Impact of Empire’, which concentrates at the background of the Roman Empire, c. two hundred B.C. - A.D. 476, and, lower 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 legislation from a few 28 eu and North American universities. The 5th quantity makes a speciality of the influence of imperial Rome on religions, ritual and spiritual lifestyles within the Roman Empire. The following subject matters 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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At least it is certain that they did not have any rôle within the functioning of the institutions described in the lex coloniae. This is congruent, thirdly, with those modifications of Roman rules that we can observe. I leave aside the question whether a colonial augur could lose his office unlike – or like? – augurs at Rome. 37 It has to be remembered that even the lack of housing property in the town could lead to a removal within the first five years of office (ch. 91) – standards of aristocratic behaviour and honour could not presupposed for an elite in statu nascendi.

I. Flower, Ancestor Masks and Aristocratic Power in Roman Culture (Oxford 1996), 257-258. 12 W. Eck, ‘Pompeius Magnus’, RE S 15 (1978), 328. cit. 6), 93-103. cit. 4), 193-195. cit. 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.

What was the impact of empire on this phenomenon? The impact of empire, in these instances, may be correlated to the impact of emperors. Not all of them seem to have been partial to fame acquired in republican times. 3, with U. Huttner, ‘Marcus Antonius und Herakles’, in: C. Schubert – K. ), Rom und der Griechische Osten. Festschrift für Hatto H. Schmitt zum 65. 7. 19, with O. Hekster, ‘Hercules, Omphale, and Octavian’s “anti-propaganda”’, Bulletin Antieke Beschaving 79 (2004), 159-160. 3. 2: G°[DQ W ND¦ IU°QKPD c5 ND¦ WRY 3RVHLGdQR5 SD©5 gQ ¹WL S„VK5 SRW ³ SDW›U DWWRY Wž5 TDO„VVK5 ŸU[H, SURVTHWR.

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