155. A History Of The Roman Equestrian

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List of Figures [page xi]
List of Tables [xv]
Acknowledgements [xvi]
A Note on Translations [xix]
List of Abbreviations [xx]
Introduction: Charting the History of the Equestrian
Order [1]
Aims and Rationale [1]
The Equestrian Order in Historical Context [4]
Monarchy and Aristocracy [5]
The Res Publica [8]
The Monarchical Res Publica [15]
Military and Civilian Identities [19]
Monarchy and Aristocracy (Reprise) [21]
A New Equestrian Order [23]
Structure of the Book [24]
part i: the republic [27]
1. Riding for Rome [29]
Introduction: Uncle Pliny’s History [29]
Aristocrats on Horseback [30]
The Equestrian Census [34]
The Composition and Cohesion of the Equites [38]
Political Conflict and Status Differentiation [42]
The Decline of Cavalry Service [50]
Two Tribunes, Two Laws [58]
Conclusion: From Warriors to Jurors [67]
2. Cicero’s Equestrian Order [70]
Introduction: The Trial of C. Verres [70]
Equites and the Criminal Courts [75]
The Power of the Publicani [84]
The Good Governor [93]
Otium and Officium [96]

Conclusion: An Elusive Order [103]
Addendum: The Tribuni Aerarii [106]
3. Questions of Status [109]
Introduction: A Statue for L. Antonius [109]
Status Symbols and Collective Identity [112]
Cicero’s Italy [124]
The Lives of Others [133]
The Triumviral Period: Turbulence or Status Quo? [142]
Conclusion: A Complementary Perspective [151]
part ii: the empire [155]
4. Pathways to the Principate [157]
Introduction: The Return of Monarchy to Rome [157]
The Friends of Caesar [160]
The Great Prefectures [170]
Managing the Empire [179]
In the Camp of Augustus [183]
Jurors and Publicani in the New Order [192]
Conclusion: Imperial Opportunities [201]
5. An Imperial Order [204]
Introduction: A Poet’s Pride [204]
Defining the Imperial Order [206]
Imperial Benefaction [220]
Provincial Perspectives [226]
Pride and Prejudice [242]
Conclusion: Status and the Individual [251]
6. Cursus and Vita (I): Officers [253]
Introduction: Pliny’s Less Successful Friend [253]
The Inscribed Cursus [256]
The Militiae Equestres [260]
Patronage and Promotion [264]
Military Careers and Self-Representation: Regional Dynamics [278]
Virtus and Arete [289]
Conclusion: Statues and Letters [295]
7. Cursus and Vita (II): Administrators [299]
Introduction: The Commission of Marsianus [299]
The Development of the Equestrian Career [302]
Cultures of Service and Competition [318]
Advancement, Seniority and Patronage [336]
Quies and Sinecures: Alternatives to Careers [349]
Honour among Greeks [358]
Conclusion: The Benefits of Imperial Office [366]

part iii: equestrians on display [371]
8. Ceremonies and Consensus [373]
Introduction: The Organisation of Opinion [373]
Collective Action [375]
Morality on Parade [380]
Youth, Virtus and the Imperial Succession [395]
Regimented Grief [408]
Conclusion: Patterns of Consensus [414]
9. Spectators and Performers [418]
Introduction: A Problem at Perusia [418]
Seats with a View [420]
Beyond the Sacra Urbs [424]
Equites as Performers and Gladiators: Ideology and
Regulation [428]
Rhetoric and Reality [436]
Conclusion: Status Boundaries [443]
10. Religion and the Res Publica [446]
Introduction: Germanus’ Triumph [446]
Initiation and Ideology [450]
A City of Priests [461]
The Sacred Periphery [470]
Conclusion: Religion and Prestige [479]
part iv: the late empire [483]
11. Governors and Generals [485]
Introduction: A Dedication to Gallienus [485]
Pragmatic Administration and Status Hierarchies [487]
The Ambitions of Soldiers [509]
The Imperial High Command [520]
The Gallienic Transformation [533]
Conclusion: The Remaking of the Roman State [549]
12. The Last Equites Romani [553]
Introduction: The Edict of Licinius [553]
The End of the Census Qualification [558]
The Structure and Privileges of Equestrian Status [563]
The Government Made New [575]
Senators and Soldiers [591]
The Survival of Equestrian Rank [599]
Conclusion: The More Things Change … [604]

Conclusion [607]
Roles and Functions [608]
Articulating Status [612]
The Endurance of the Ordo Equester [617]
Glossary [622]
Bibliography [631]
Index [687]



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