Oriental Senators in the Service of Rome: A Study of Imperial Policy down to the Death of Marcus Aurelius

@article{WaltonOrientalSI,
  title={Oriental Senators in the Service of Rome: A Study of Imperial Policy down to the Death of Marcus Aurelius},
  author={C. S. Walton},
  journal={Journal of Roman Studies},
  volume={19},
  pages={38-66}
}
The careers of Roman senators born in the Eastern half of the Empire are interesting and worthy of study for several reasons. They include men who influenced affairs in such different ways as Herodes Atticus and Avidius Cassius, and the rarity of the honour, in the earlier cases at least, led to an unusually large output of inscriptions which form a good source of information as well as an attractive field for conjecture. Besides this, the purely prosopographical interest, it is possible by… Expand
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