Money in Ancient Rome
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Republic, Senate, Dictator, we all know what these terms do mean. And we tend to transfer the modern interpretation to Ancient Rome. Nevertheless, then politics was completely different. What it did look like, you will learn in this series.
|1||CleanVideoTicinum–Pavia, AD 295||How do you reign an empire without being equipped with telephone and internet? Share the work! Like Diocletian did. He created the tetrarchy and ruled the Roman empire very successfully with a little help of his colleagues.||17.1.2017||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
|2||CleanVideoRome, AD 37-41||Agrippa was no Roman Emperor. Nevertheless we are finding his portrait on a coin. Who was this man? And why had his grandson him pictured on coins.||5.12.2016||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
|3||CleanVideoPhilippopolis, AD 218||Do you know how athletes were honored during the era of the Roman Empire? This podcast deals with price crowns, trophy money and professionals who made big money due to their talent.||24.10.2016||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
|4||CleanPater Patriae - And where did future emperors take the money from?||The Emperor was not only a political and military, but first and foremost the most important economic power in Rome. He obtained the money from the elaborated fiscal system, which he controlled.||12.9.2016||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
|5||CleanFight for Succession||What happened after the murder of Caesar, and how did Octavian manage to edge all the other important politicians aside, despite his adverse initial situation.||3.8.2016||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
|6||CleanCaesar's genial Policy||Caesar came out of nowhere and became the mightiest man in Rome. Money played a decisive part. Which, you will learn here.||22.6.2016||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
|7||CleanThe era of the imperators: A system at its limits||As soon as the Roman legionaries became professional soldiers their commanders won power to a degree the Roman Republic never had seen before. The Imperators dominated the first cent. BCE.||19.5.2016||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
|8||CleanThe Caecilii Metelli: A textbook example of success||The Caecilii Metelli are a true example for the way families and their network dominated Roman politics in the Republican period.||13.1.2016||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
|9||CleanDrive to Power||A political career cost money in Rome and those who failed were wiped out financially. Which consequences this brought for those who lived in the Roman provinces and in neighboring regions, you will read here.||7.12.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
|10||CleanWar is the Father of all Things||Roman Republican thinking focused on war. Everything was connected with war: important gods, the army. Therefore it’shardly surprising that the Romans invented money just to improve warfare.||9.11.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
|11||CleanVideoRoman Career Ladder – Update for Imperators||Those who wanted to get to the center of power in Rome had a very long way ahead of themselves. Outsiders had a difficult time. But there was one other possibility: to use the popular assembly - watch how the system crumbled.||14.10.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
|12||CleanVideoRoman Career Ladder – Traditional Version||Imagine to be in ancient Rome and you want to become a politician. There were specific preconditions and career steps. The historian Ursula Kampmann explains the system.||16.9.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|
|13||CleanVideoThe Roman State and its Money||Roman politicians needed much money to win the vote. As a result, each one was overindebted. Part of the Roman Empire is based on the money crunch of Roman politicians.||18.8.2015||Gratis||In iTunes ansehen|