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Yet any adequate account of stability must contain within it an explanation for occasional failures. Provincial revolts offer in principle an opportunity to assess the limits of Roman order, and especially of functionalist accounts of its success. 14 There were many kinds of disorder, with little in common except the ideals from which they departed. This should not surprise. Order and disorder are not symmetrical opposites. 16 But they drew strength from diverse sources. Perhaps the most productive studies of imperial disorder have been inspired by this approach to concentrate direct attention at the 13 An apposite example is provided by M.

Revolts in the Annales are more often expanded on to throw light on the competence of emperors and their senatorial agents. We might compare the treatment of earthquakes and economic crises: how emperors respond to them is of more significance than why they arise. Within the Agricola a series of revolts and wars in a single Roman province are brought together into a narrative of stop-start conquest, the alternation reflecting the varying effectiveness of particular emperors and governors as they strive, or fail, to drive forwards a version of Rome’s historical destiny.

Edwards, Politics of Immorality in Ancient Rome (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993). provincial revolts in the early roman empire 39 their refusal to take or exchange prisoners. 35 The emphasis on individual viciousness, whether on the part of Romans or their rebellious subjects, did not serve to exculpate Roman imperial rule from the charge of systemic failures. A familiar modern rhetorical response to a perceived disaster is to oppose structural failings to the responsibility of individuals.

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