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Quintus Aurelius Symmachus and the senatorial aristocracy of the West--

John Alexander McGeachy

Quintus Aurelius Symmachus and the senatorial aristocracy of the West--

by John Alexander McGeachy

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Published by [s.n.] in [Chicago] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Symmachus, Quintus Aurelius, d. 405.,
    • Rome. Senate.,
    • Rome -- Politics and government -- 284-476.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John Alexander McGeachy, jr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA6704.S9 M3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii numb. leaves, 203 p.
      Number of Pages203
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL184304M
      LC Control Numbera 42005377
      OCLC/WorldCa7261981

      9. Hopkins, M. K., “ Elite Mobility in the Roman Empire,” Past and Present 32 (): 12 – 26, complements Jones' description of the senatorial order, but suggests that social mobility could be recognized before the reforms of the emperors. Aside from imperial machinations, he believes that a second reason for social mobility was the aristocratic ethos itself, which stressed achievement. By portraying the individual experience of Symmachus, the book sets forth a new approach for interpreting the political aspirations, mentality, and attitudes of Roman senators. The much-studied question of the Christianization of the Western aristocracy has created the illusion of a Christian and a pagan aristocracy rigidly separated from each.

      The Letters of Symmachus: Book 1: : Quintus Aurelius Symmachus, Professor Michele Renee Salzman, Michael Roberts: Books. Quintus Aurelius Symmachus. 48 likes. Quintus Aurelius Symmachus was a Roman statesman, orator, and man of letters. He held the offices of governor of.

      Ancicius Manlius Severinus Boethius was born in fifth century Rome, a member of the aristocratic family of the Anicia. Brought up by the famous Quintus Aurelius Memmius Symmachus, the Head of the Roman Senate, and married to Symmachus’ daughter, Rusticiana, Boethius mastered the liberal arts under his mentor’s direction. The Letters of Symmachus book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This introduction to, commentary on, and translation into English 3/5(1).


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Quintus Aurelius Symmachus and the senatorial aristocracy of the West--[Chicago] [s.n.] (OCoLC) Online version: McGeachy, John Alexander, Quintus Aurelius Symmachus and the senatorial aristocracy of the West--[Chicago] [s.n.] (OCoLC) Named Person: Quintus Aurelius Symmachus; Quintus Aurelius Symmachus: Material.

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The book highlights the influence of the late Roman aristocracy that flourished in the century after Constantine and demonstrates.

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Quintus Aurelius Memmius Symmachus, (diedPavia, Liguria), Roman senator and patrician and a close friend of the philosopher Boethius, who married Symmachus’ daughter Rusticiana and with whom he was executed for treason by the Ostrogoth king Theodoric.

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Symmachus was a brilliant orator, writer, and statesman, often flatly labeled as one of the last pagan senators. Cristiana Sogno offers a reconstruction of the political career of Symmachus through close analysis of his extensive writings, while also proposing a critical reevaluation of his historical importance.

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West at the End of the Fourth Century," ibid., pp. ; J.A. McGeachy, "Quintus Aurelius Symmachus and the Senatorial Aristocracy of the West" (Ph. diss.: Univer-sity of Chicago, ); F.

Paschoud, Roma Aeterna: Etudes sur le patriotisme Bomain dans l'occident Latin a i'epoque des grands invasions (Rome: Institut Suisse de Rome, ). The Nicomachi and Symmachi were two of the leading Roman senatorial families in the late fourth century, and both heads of the families in these years, Virius Nicomachus (c.

–94) and Quintus Aurelius Symmachus (–), enjoyed distinguished careers. The families were closely connected. The Letters of Symmachus: Book 1. 3 (1 and translation into English of the first book of letters by Quintus Aurelius Symmachus shows the leading orator and statesman of the fourth-century Roman Senate deeply engaged in conversation with the leading men of the empire.

The book highlights the influence of the late Roman aristocracy that. To many, the defeat of Eugenius and his pagan followers along the Frigidus River in was the last gasp of a vigorous pagan revolt in the late 4th century, one spearheaded by the Roman aristocracy.

(2) J. McGeachy, Quintus Aurelius Symmachus and the Senatorial Aristocracy oj tne West, Chicago,(3) Letters addressed to the same person are grouped together in the first seven books. In Books VIII to X no order is apparent and many addressees' names are missing.

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