CLAS 1000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Galerius, Scoti, Ponte Milvio

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THE FALL OF ROME AND THE LEGACY OF THE CLASSICAL WORLD
trajan 98-117 ad
rome grew to its greatest physical size under his reign
hadrian 117-138 ad
buildt a wall, putting an end to roman expansion
(symbolic gesture that rome has grown as big as its going to get)
Marcus aurelius commodus Antonius augustus 180-192 ad
Fought on the rhine border and dressed up like Hercules
(beginning of the end of rome, you weird like Caligula and nero)
ohh but there are more interestig thigs he does to follo…
(he basically renames everything already in place after himself)
damnatio memoriae
damnation of his memory
Nero was assassinated
o The romans tried to erase him from
the physical memory of his history
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raubwirtschaft
plunder economy
Rome needs to grow
o This requires romans to spend more
money at its borders, depleting
infrastructure
o Without growth the roman economy froze
maximian and constantius;
Diocletian and galerius
Tetrarchy 293 ad
o 4 regional territories=4 rulers
o art suggests a certain sense of unity,
but its really a mirage
Constantine
York 306 ad
eboracum
o begins the march to unify the
empire
battle of milvian bridge
October 28 312 ad
Constantine vs maxentius
o Constantine=west
o Maxentius=east
But Constantine looks up in the
sky and sees chi ro
Chi ro=christos
He painted this symbol on the
shields of the soldiers
THEY WON!
This was the first step in the
christianization of rome
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Diocletian and galerius: tetrarchy 293 ad, 4 regional territories=4 rulers, art suggests a certain sense of unity, but its really a mirage. York 306 ad: eboracum, begins the march to unify the empire battle of milvian bridge. Before the romans celebrated violence, conflict and war. It is here that the greek world falls to the barbarians. Cannot defend their own borders rome ravenna romans abandon rome: abandon own city, rome no longer functions as the actual working centre of the army picts and scoti. Britain was fearful of these two groups: wall was buildt to separate these two groups, rome abandoned the wall when they pulled out of. Britain: so britain invited the anglo- saxons into britain to protect them from the picts and scoti the sack of rome ro(cid:373)e ca(cid:374)"t protect itself. They take ro(cid:373)e"s treasures: vandalism is a testament to the sack of rome romulus augustulus.

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