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Vettius Agorius Praetextatus

a senatorial life in between

by Maijastina Kahlos

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Published by Institutum Romanum Finlandiae in Rome .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agorius Praetextatus, Vettius, -- d. 384.,
  • Rome. -- Senate -- Biography.,
  • Christianity and other religions -- Roman.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementMaijastina Kahlos.
    SeriesActa Instituti Romani Finlandiae -- v. 26
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG322.5.A46 K345 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination280 p. ;
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20413676M
    ISBN 109525323056

    An intriguing indication of the difficulties and dangers faced by senatorial envoys is offered by one of the inscriptions dedicated to the memory of the great senator Vettius Agorius Praetextatus. Apparently Praetextatus took part in no fewer than seven senatorial embassies and was "always put forth to make requests in tough situations."Author: Cristiana Sogno. The news of Lea's death had first reached Marcella when she was engaged with Jerome in the study of the 73d psalm. Later in the day he writes this letter in which, after extolling Lea, he contrasts her end with that of the consul-elect, Vettius Agorius Prætextatus, a man of great ability and integrity, whom he declares to be now in Tartarus.

    Macrobius's Saturnalia (Latin: Saturnaliorum Libri Septem, "Seven Books of the Saturnalia") consists of an account of the discussions held at the house of Vettius Agorius Praetextatus during the holiday of the Saturnalia. It contains a great variety of curious historical, mythological, critical, antiquarian and grammatical discussions. "The. The first book of Macrobius' Saturnalia, written probably in the s AD, includes a historical exposition of the Roman calendar with a dramatic date some fifty years earlier, set in the mouth of the learned senator Vettius Agorius Praetextatus, followed by more technical detail at the request of an Egyptian named Horus, who as a foreigner is allowed to seek elementary information for which no.

    A recent book by Stéphane Ratti is the first systematic attempt to document this supposed pagan fear, going so far as to maintain that already by the late fourth century pagans were afraid to reveal their paganism in their private letters. Symmachus corresponded with Vettius Agorius Praetextatus and both the Nicomachi Flaviani, the most Author: Alan Cameron. THE CAREER OF VIRIUS NICOMACHUS FLAVIANUS* JAMES J. O'DONNELL Phoenix 32() VIRIUS NICOMACHUS FLAVIANUS plays a considerable role in most modern accounts of the late fourth century. But his career presents unusual difficulties of chronology and interpretation, while the establishment of the dates of his terms in public office is a.


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1.In late spring of ,¹ Symmachus was appointed to thepraefectura urbis, the highest office in a senatorial career.² His term of office began under the best auspices: the new urban prefect could count on the support at court of the praetorian prefect, his good friend Vettius Agorius stcroixcaribbeanweddings.com the tenure proved to be a very difficult one, and Praetextatus’ untimely death prompted.