Chapter 21. The Construction of the Past in the Roman Empire

  1. David S. Potter
  1. Rowland Smith

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996942.ch22

A Companion to the Roman Empire

A Companion to the Roman Empire

How to Cite

Smith, R. (2006) The Construction of the Past in the Roman Empire, in A Companion to the Roman Empire (ed D. S. Potter), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470996942.ch22

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631226444

Online ISBN: 9780470996942

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Keywords:

  • construction;
  • historiography;
  • municipal gentry;
  • authority;
  • perceptions

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Construction of Roman History

  • The Utility of the Roman Past: The Livian Vision

  • After Livy: Latin Historians of the Early Empire

  • Greeks and the Greek Sense of the Past

  • Other Voices: The Witness of Josephus

  • Epilogue