the empire. Jenkins, Antiquity Now: The Classical World in the Contemporary American Imagination. His new Panhellenion was going to be a council that would bring Greek cities together. Abingdon: Routledge, 2006, isbn, page. Hadrian held many titles in the Roman government before assuming the position of emperor. The modern Hadrian is the product of two things: on the one hand, a series of vivid and evocative images and material remains (from portrait heads and stunning building schemes to our own dilapidated wall on the other, the glaring lack of any detailed, still. Matidia Augusta, Hadrian's mother-in-law, died in December 119, and was duly deified. Trajan married Paulina off to the three-times consul Lucius Julius Ursus Servianus ; the couple had a daughter, Julia Serviana Paulina. 265 266 Fronto 's correspondence and works attest to Hadrian's character and the internal politics of his rule. 125 Palmyra received a state visit and was given the civic name Hadriana Palmyra. Ronald Syme, "Hadrian and Italica" ( Journal of Roman Studies, LIV, 1964;. .
Canto, Itlica, sedes natalis de Adriano. That feeling of familiarity has been boosted by Marguerite Yourcenar's fictional, pseudo-autobiography of the emperor, Memoirs of Hadrian. 164 During his final, protracted illness, Hadrian was prevented from suicide on several occasions. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1955,. Hadrian energetically pursued his own Imperial ideals and personal interests. Late in his reign (135 the Alani attacked Roman Cappadocia with the covert support of Pharasmanes, king of Caucasian Iberia. It was not, apparently, a work of great length or revelation, but designed to scotch various rumours or explain Hadrian's most controversial actions. Darrel Rutkin, Kocku von Stuckrad, eds., Horoscopes and Public Spheres: Essays on the History of Astrology, Walter de Gruyter, 2005,. Eliot: A Literary Reference to His Life and Work, 2007. 145 Gradel, Ittai, Emperor Worship and Roman Religion, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2002. 129 It has been speculated that Hadrian intended to assimilate the Jewish Temple to the traditional Roman civic-religious Imperial cult ; such assimilations had long been commonplace practise in Greece and in other provinces, and on the whole, had been successful. 218 The cult of Antinous was to become very popular in the Greek-speaking world, and also found support in the West.