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Ethnic Identity and Imperial Stability in the Histories of Tacitus

  • 11/15/2012 | 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Location: Searles Science Building, Room 315
  • Event Type: Lecture

Ethnic Identity and Imperial Stability in the Histories of TacitusThe Classics Department presents a lecture by Jonathan Master, Assistant Professor of classics at Emory University. His diverse research interests include roman historiography, post-Augustan Latin, and ancient ethnography. His talk, "Ethnic Identity and Imperial Stability in the Histories of Tacitus" explores the role that non-ethnically Roman subjects of the Empire play in starting and continuing the civil wars of AD 69.  


Sponsorship provided by the Jacob Jasper Stahl Lectureship Fund and the Departments of Classics and History.