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Divine justification: Flavian imperial cult

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It is the aim of this thesis to examine and contrast three aspects of the Roman state imperial cult as it existed under the Julio-Claudians and Domitian: the official state cult recorded by the Arval brothers (chapter one), and the roles of the Genius of the princeps (chapter two) and the divi (chapter three) in Roman state imperial cult. I will identify fundamental remodelling of several key aspects of the cult, and argue that this reflects changes to the ideology of imperial power that the...

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
Oxford college:
Balliol College
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Classics Faculty
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Suess, J
Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
MLitt
Level of award:
Masters
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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English
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2011-11-24

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