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Add to this a major epidemic, the mildly scandalous reign and death of Lucius Verus and the abortive but still frightening coup of Avidius Cassius. The contrast is considerable, and is 9 10 HA Gord. 3. ” For the wars, see Birley 1987, esp. 140–83, with Strobel 1994, 1317–24 for the Parthian wars and Kovács 2009, 181–263 for the northern. The “true Aurelii” 35 not restricted to material ﬁt for an epic. 11 In many important respects, then, the reigns of Antoninus and Marcus diﬀered considerably from each other, with the latter far more characterized by violence and instability.
Since there seems to be no further elaboration on the circumstances, it is not certain from the document that Geta’s 30 From Antonine to Severan 31 Severus left his two sons, who were already notorious rivals, as joint heirs to the empire, perhaps with the idea that their equal powers would create a balance and preserve peace. The arrangement just gave their mutual hatred a larger and more public stage on which to play out. That December, Caracalla took the decisive step of a coup, in which he put to death his brother, along with the latter’s advisors, friends and dependants, allegedly thousands in number.
The question of ﬁctionality in the Apollonius will be addressed fully in Chapter 4. Authors and history 25 but they remain signiﬁcant for Philostratus. Indeed, their presence in Philostratus’ writings is particularly marked, because they do not really need to be there. Greek authors of the imperial period can and often do discuss religious and cultural issues without any reference to the contemporary Roman political scene or its narrative history. It is worth asking why Philostratus has done otherwise, and in particular why he has done so in narrative form.
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