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Caesar, The Gallic Wars

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Classics
Course Code
CLA233H1
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Erik Gunderson

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CLA 233: Week 9: March 17
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-Roman religions could accept multiple gods; they practically expected that multiple gods
will be worshipped
-Romans didn’t ask conquered people to convert to Romanism, they just asked
that they add the Roman gods to theirlist
-contrast this to the exclusivity of Christianity
-Rome starts as a city, realizes it’s an empire
-identity established not through blood and birth, but through property and politics
-Rome turnsother” into self when she conquers
-when Rome conquers usually Romans don’t intervene with the society they’ve
conquered
-leave existing imperial structures in place and just install themselves asboss
-provinces basically pillaged by governors with huge taxes
-massive interest rates (48% per annum)
*wholesale plunder of provinces*
-provincial prosperity takes a huge hit from Romanism
-although there was potential for provincial elites to “make a name for themselves
-joining Rome gave a certain level of protection: safety in empire
How do we talk about empire?
-turning other into self
-conquer and exploitation of other
-safety in empire
Plutarch- Triumph of Aemelius (online)
-king’s children led as slaves
-makes Romans sad but doesn’t stop them
-identify with perspective of other: happy not to be in their position
-reprove the triumph on the battlefield
Tacitus- Life of Agricola
-presents interesting, complex picture of the other
-includes scathing commentary of Rome at (30)
-written by a Roman from the perspective of the other
Caesar- Gallic Wars (Book 1)
1 -emasculation of empire: empire makes the men less manly
-undone by own success, farther away from civilization the better
2 –trouble in Gaul from people lusting for empire
-Rome has to do something about it (is this really the case?)
11 –Romans asked there to provide help, according to Caesar
-helping their allies
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CLA 233: Week 9: March 17 th -Roman religions could accept multiple gods; they practically expected that multiple gods will be worshipped -Romans didnt ask conquered people to convert to Romanism, they just asked that they add the Roman gods to their list -contrast this to the exclusivity of Christianity -Rome starts as a city, realizes its an empire -identity established not through blood and birth, but through property and politics -Rome turns other into self when she conquers -when Rome conquers usually Romans dont intervene with the society theyve conquered -leave existing imperial structures in place and just install themselves as boss -provinces basically pillaged by governors with huge taxes -massive interest rates (48% per annum) *wholesale plunder of provinces* -provincial prosperity takes a huge hit from Romanism -although there was potential for provincial elites to make a name for themselves -joining Rome gave a certain level o
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