93 of 234 days: Liberalitas and the gens Thoria

My favorite detail of the attributes of Liberalitas is her money shovel. Sometimes its called an abacus (wrong) or accounting board (a plausible, but potentially misleading term). This tool was used to ensure each individual got the same number of coins in distributions of imperial largesse. On the Arch of Constantine you can see the… Continue reading 93 of 234 days: Liberalitas and the gens Thoria


Main Conference Schedule, Abstracts and Handouts This page is a work in progress as participants and speakers submit information. — Everyone attending will have an opportunity to share ideas and interact with other participants (if they so desire). Valentina Arena is Reader in Roman History at University College London. Her work focuses mainly on the… Continue reading Bios