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Les effigies monétaires romaines et l’apparition du portrait de César : problèmes légaux et politiques

Arnaud Suspène 1
1 IRAMAT-CEB - IRAMAT - Centre Ernest Babelon
IRAMAT - Institut de Recherches sur les Archéomatériaux
Abstract : The present article is concerned with both Roman and foreign precedents which enabled the implementation of Caesar’s monetary portrait in 44 BC following Senate ruling. This portrait must be understood as a mark of honour proportional to Caesar’s new status and not as a royal or as a sacralising attribute. The Senators’ decision in favour of Caesar – and it has been demonstrated that this was a normative measure of a new type – was therefore not an adulatio trait but a specific aspect of a political and institutional reorganisation which was interrupted by Caesar’s untimely death.
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Arnaud Suspène. Les effigies monétaires romaines et l’apparition du portrait de César : problèmes légaux et politiques. Revue des études anciennes, Revue des études anciennes, Université Bordeaux Montaigne, 2008, 110 (2), pp.461-481. ⟨hal-02502352⟩

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