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The Augustan Programme Of Cultural Renewal And Herod

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Herod was a major figure in the Augustan reign, and probably the most dominant one in the east. Ample testimony is his building programmes not only in Judaea, but in Greece and the Greco-Roman east in general. This chapter focuses on Augustan context for Herods policies and activities. How does he fit into the overall picture of the Augustan world? Specifically, the chapter provides an update of what we mean today when we speak of the Augustan revolution or programme. Both concepts have undergone considerable revision in recent years and are used to encompass more aspects than they did previously. Syme dealt only with Augustan literature from that perspectivethe relevant chapter was entitled The Organization of Opinionbut the label quickly crept into discussions of Augustan art and architecture and came to be applied to coinage in particular.

Keywords: Augustus; Herod; Syme



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