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Introduction

Emperors and Expectations

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  23 November 2022

Olivier Hekster
Affiliation:
Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen
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This introductions sets out the key notions underlying a systematic analysis of Roman emperorship over six centuries. It focuses on the sources available for such an analysis and the pitfals in using them. Much attention is paid to the way Roman emperors were remembered, and how these expectations influenced the actions of later emperors.

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Caesar Rules
The Emperor in the Changing Roman World (c. 50 BC – AD 565)
, pp. 1 - 22
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2022

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  • Introduction
  • Olivier Hekster, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen
  • Book: Caesar Rules
  • Online publication: 23 November 2022
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009226776.002
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  • Introduction
  • Olivier Hekster, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen
  • Book: Caesar Rules
  • Online publication: 23 November 2022
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009226776.002
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  • Introduction
  • Olivier Hekster, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen
  • Book: Caesar Rules
  • Online publication: 23 November 2022
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009226776.002
Available formats
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