Notes Week 9
Notes Week 9 History 151, 22
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Week 9 of Notes Prof Frassetto a Augustus and Empire In the year 27 BC he retired The Senate did not want him to retire and eventually govern He was sort of elected into power How did they get into power for the 500 years before Augustus Elected into of ce Augustus was elected consu Augustus founded the empire by restoring the republic and laid a foundation for the empire 0 This is why he succeeded and the other ruers before him did not 0 What was essential to Rome was religion Reform od priesthoods buit temples restored ruined temples in and outside of Rome and Italy No tradition of divine rulership in Rome but it did exist outside of Italy and he encouraged that worship outside of rulership 0000 00 a Tiberius o Gloomy but dedicated 0 Didn39t have that certain something that Augustus had 0 Got fed up with being emperor 0 He retired to his villa on the island of Capri 0 He was murdered by Caligula meaning quotlittle bootsquot I Caigua 0 May have murdered Tiberius started off alright 0 When he got a fever and broke it his mind broke with it o Murderous and bloodthirsty he was murdered by his bodyguard a Claudius 0 Best of the bunch Wasn39t well suited to be in emperor Important reforms to government Could write history in Greek Wasn39t sure if he was all there Ganeg uncoordinated His 4th wife really loved him she knew how well he loved mushrooms 0 She brought him mushrooms were poisonous and he died a Nero Claudius39s son 0 He was a pretty good builder 0 Really see architects and engineers Using concrete Had no taste for governments More interested in acting theatre Began performing for his friends and family Appear publicly on the stage Disgraceful 000000 0000 O O 0 There was a re in Rome while he reigned he took great steps to revive Rome and tried to prevent it from happening again He was blamed so he blames the Christians He faced a revolt a general stormed Rome and Nero committed suicide a THE FIVE GOOD EMPERORS RULED FROM 96 TO 180 AD 0 O O O O Nerva lst He adopted Trajan Trajan 2nd Under him Rome reached its greatest size Built the Column 0 Had images of his victories Built a new forum Built a bath Built hospitals Had laws to take care of orphans widows poor puppies etc Built an aqueduct GREAT EMPEROR He adopted Hadrian Hadnan3m Really liked Greek stuff First emperor with a beard He too was a builder He built the Pantheon He is also known for the Hadrians Wall Built to keep people out The Scotts This is where he went t00 far the empire had gotten too big He adopted Antoninus Pius Antoninus Pius 4th He adopted Marcus Aurelius Marcus Aurelius 5th Also built a column depicting his battles against the Germans a Commodus BAD EMPEROR O 0000 0 He thought himself Hercules HE was not adopted He was biologically Marcus Aurelius39s Son Marcus thought he could make his son a good emperor he was wrong Fought in the arena as a gladiator fought animals and other gladiators The victims drugged and his weapons were poisoned He was murdered mm The Crisis of the Third Century began in 235 and ended in 284 O O 0 What went wrong EVERYTHING WENT WRONG It started out in 235 when a Roman general revolted and declared himself emperor There were 50 emperors in this time period