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pg 105INDEX

(Personal names, except for those of emperors and of Greek and Latin writers, are so far as possible listed under the gentilicium.)

acta Senatus, as source, 20, 50.
Adrumetum, 61.
Aedui, as allies of Vindex, 38;
supporting Sacrovir, 69.
aerarium, under praetors, 29.
Aesculapius, identified with Serapis, 86.
Africa, under Piso, 50, 59 ff.
Agrippa, king of Judaea, 89, 95, 96.
alae, of Batavians, 38, 39;
at Asciburgium, 47;
Petriana, 60;
Trevirorum, 67;
Picentina, 71;
Singularium, 76;
in Titus' army, 89.
Alexander the Great, supposed pothos of, 84.
Alfenus Varus, dismissed from praetorian prefecture, 32.
Alpinius Montanus, envoy of Antonius, 11, 46, 100, 103.
Alps, plan to block passes, 68;
Pennine and Cottian crossed by legions, 75.
amici, imperial, 63, 83.
Annius Gallus, commands in Upper Germany, 19, 74, 99.
annona, 63, 74.
Antiochus, king of Syria, 94.
Antistius Sosianus, returned to exile, 56.
Antonius Flamma, banished for extortion, 57.
Antonius Primus, rouses support for Vespasian on the Rhine, 9, 11, 46, 103;
position in Rome weakened, 14, 32, 51, 83;
retirement to Gaul, 83.
aquiliferi, 43.
Aquilius Regulus;
informer, 54.
Arabes, 90.
Arenacum, 100.
Argentorate (Strasbourg), 17, 18.
Aricia, 24.
Arrecinus Clemens, 75.
Arrius Varus, appointed to praetorian prefecture, 23;
position weakened, 32;
not mentioned in praetorian unrest, 57;
transferred to annona, 74.
Arsaces, of Parthia, 94.
Arverni, as allies of Vindex, 38.
Asciburgium, 47.
Asiaticus, libertus, 32.
Assyrii, 94.
Augustus, early powers of, 25;
establishes Vetera, 42;
increases Herod's kingdom, 94.
auxiliary cohorts, Batavian, 37;
Gallic, 17, 46;
Nerviorum, 37, 47;
Vasconum, 47;
in Africa, 59;
Poenorum and Maurorum, 61;
in Cerialis' army, 81;
in Titus' army, 89.
auxiliary forts, on Dutch coast, 36;
along lower Rhine, 36;
at Gelduba, 44;
at Asciburgium, 47;
at Grinnes and Vada, 100.

 

Baebius Massa, procurator of Africa, later informer, 61.
Baetasii, 68, 73.
Barea Soranus, supposed friendship with Vespasian, 29;
prosecution by P. Celer, 29, 31, 53.
Basilides, Egyptian, 84.
Batavi, 9, 32 ff., and passim.
Batavodurum, 32, 39, 99.
Belgae, 38, 41, 76, 80.
Belius river, 93.
beneficia, 60.
Bingium, 76.
bitumen, 93.
Bonna, 41, 44, 81.
Bovillae, 57.
Britain, 33.
Bructeri, 41, 102.

 

Caecilius Simplex, consul, 30.
Caecina Alienus, subsequent execution, 8;
as consul, 46.
Caerataces, 76.
Caesar, title to Titus, 8;
to Domitian, 23;
to Julius Sabinus, 11, 74.
Caesarea Maritima, 93, 95.
Calpurnius Galerianus, killed, 32, 61;
son-in-law of L. Piso, 50.
Canninefates, 10, 12, 35, 39, 82.
pg 106Capitol, 30, 63 ff., 67.
Carecina, 27.
Cassius Dio, major contributions of, 7, 8, 23, 24, 31, 53, 64, 66, 74, 84.
cavalry, status and pay of, 40.
centurions, harshness to Batavians, 35.
Cepheus, father of Andromeda, 91.
Cerialis, see Petilius.
Cestius Gallus, governor of Syria, 95.
Chatti, 13, 32, 49.
Chauci, 82.
Civilis, see Iulius.
civitas, of veterans, 72;
for 'community', 72.
Classicus, see Iulius.
classis, British, 82;
oh Rhine, 99, 101;
legionaries from, 98.
Claudia Sacrata, mistress of Cerialis, 101.
Claudius, sells right of fortification at Jerusalem, 96;
deification confirmed, 25.
Claudius Alexander, Tib., 85, 94.
Claudius Labeo, Batavian rival of Civilis, 39, 68.
Claudius Sanctus, leading legio XVI, 34, 71.
Clodius Macer, pretender in Africa, 61.
Cluviae, 27.
Cluvius Rufus, source for the period, 19;
former governor of Spain, 51;
praised by Helvidius Priscus, 55.
Colonia Agrippinensis (Köln), 13, 38, 41, 44, 45, 68.
coloniae, loosely defined, 24;
Sena, 56;
Trevirorum, 71, 78.
commentarii, imperial, 53.
consularia insignia, 26, 53, 55.
consulates, 25, 30, 46, 50, 58, 65, 74.
conubium, 72.
Cornelius Orfitus, executed under Nero, 54.
Cremona, sack of, 78.
Crete, 91.
Cugerni, 44, 48.
cuneus, as military formation, 37, 41, 98.
Curtius Montanus, speaking in Senate, 52.

 

Daci, 14, 26, 67.
Demetrius, philosopher, 53.
dilectus, 34, 37, 47, 76.
Dillius Vocula, given command by Hordeonius, 11;
takes troops from Mogontiacum, 18;
career, 43;
at Gelduba, 47;
at Novaesium, 48;
relieves Mogontiacum, 49;
attempts to relieve Vetera, 68;
speech to troops, 69;
murdered, 11, 69.
Divodurum, 77.
Domitia Longina, 23.
Domitian, and Titus, 5, 8;
his censorship, 20;
after Vitellius' death, 23;
combination of powers, 25;
chairs Senate, 51;
his blushing, 52;
representing royal power, 55;
reports of his bad character, 62;
Civilis' envoy sent to him, 80;
Mucianus attempts to check him, 82;
on way to Alps, 86;
alleged intrigue with Cerialis, 87;
literary interests, 87.
Druids, portending doom to Rome, 11, 67.

 

Egnatius Celer, attacked for delation, 31.
Eleazarus, Zealot leader, 96.
envoys, sent to Senate, 63.
Eprius Marcellus, fate of, 7, 20;
attacked for delation, 28, 55;
speech, 29.
Eumolpidae, 86.

 

Fabius Fabullus, commanding V Alauda in Italy, 38.
Fabius Priscus, leads XIV Gemina from Britain, 82.
fasti, needing correction, 53.
finance, 53, 58, 78.
Flavius Sabinus, funeral, 58;
not replaced as prefect, 83;
supported by both consuls, 30.
Flevum, 102.
Fonteius Agrippa, killed in Moesia, 26, 67.
fortuna, Flavian, 81, 101.
Frisii, 36, 102.
funus censorium, 58.

 

Gaius Caesar (Caligula), his abortive campaigns, 36;
irresponsibility, 70, 94;
establishes classis Britannica, 82;
seeks honour at Jerusalem, 92.
Galba, gives Piso title of Caesar, 23;
restoration of his honours, 25, 52.
Galliae, appealed to for help, 49.
Garamantes, 61.
Gelduba, 44, 46, 48, 69.
German manners and characteristics, 12, 23. 32, 34. 35. 36, 37, 42, 80, 99.
German revolt, 8 ff., 66 ff., 97 ff.
Germaniae, meaning of, 37.
pg 107Gessius Florus, procurator of Judaea, 95.
Grinnes, 100.

 

haruspices, 64.
Helvidius Priscus, character sketch, 27;
presides at ceremony on Capitol, 65;
opposition to principate, 6, 26;
panegyric by Senecio, 20.
Henderson, 9, 48, 80.
Herennius Gallus, commanding legio I at Bonna, 10, 40, 44, 69;
killed, 77.
Herod, 94, 96.
Hierosolyma, 3, 90, 93.
Hordeonius Flaccus, 10, 12;
supporting Vespasian, 13;
in command of both Germanies, 35;
chronology of actions, 38;
suspicion of duplicity, 10, 41, 81;
illness, 41, 43;
inauspicious, 43;
at Novaesium, 44;
recruitment by, 77;
killed, 49;
encouraging Civilis, 103.
Hormus, libertus, 51.

 

imagines, 42, 71, 91.
imperium, defended by Cerialis, 79.
imperium Galliarum, 11, 13, 18, 80.
insula Batavorum, 32, 36.
intercessio, last attested example of, 30.
Iulius Auspex, leader of Remi, 75.
Iulius Briganticus, Civilis' nephew, 76;
death, 100.
Iulius Caesar, divus, Sabinus claims descent from, 68;
grants rights to Antipater, 94.
Iulius Civilis, role, 9;
name, 34;
cunning and disfigurement, 34;
command, 37;
and passim.
Iulius Classicus, officer under Vitellius, 67;
possible service at Novaesium, 69;
proclaims himself emperor, 11, 13, 71;
and passim.
Iulius Frontinus, urban praetor, 50.
Iulius (Claudius?) Paulus, killed by Capito, 34.
Iulius Priscus, praetorian prefect, suicide, 32.
Iulius Sabinus, claims descent from Caesar, 68;
takes title of Caesar, 11, 74;
subsequent capture and death, 9, 74.
Iulius Sacrovir, leader of Aedui, 69.
Iulius Tutor, praefectus ripae, 11, 68;
urges action, 80.
Iulius Valentinus, leader of Treviri, 13;
active at Rigodulum, 77;
age of, 80;
sent to Domitian, 87.
Iulius Vestinus Atticus, 64.
Iulius Vindex, supported by Aedui and Arverni, 38, 69.
Iunius Mauricus, brother of Arulenus Rusticus, 53.
Iunius Silanus, M., proconsul of Africa, 59.
Iuppiter, as praeses imperii, 65.
Iuppiter Dis, at Sinope, 86.

 

Jewish War, 2, 63, 89.
John of Giscala, Zealot, 97.
Josephus, major contributions of, 9, 19, 24, 26, 31, 67, 74, 90, 91, 94–7.

 

lapis, on Capitol, 66.
legionary camps, 17 ff., 39, 41, 42, 44, 48, 70, 71, 76.
legions, distribution of, 14;
full list early in Vespasian's reign, 15;
Tacitus' account of, 16.
I Adiutrix, 98.
I (Germanica), 10, 41, 44, 49, 68, 69, 71, 76, 77, 78, 81, 99, 101.
I Italica, 52.
II Adiutrix, 75, 77, 98.
III Cyrenaica, 89.
III Gallica, 14, 24, 52.
IV Flavia, 78.
IV Macedonica, 43, 49, 70, 78, 81.
V Alaudae, 14, 15, 38, 42, 48, 52, 68, 99.
V Macedonica, 89.
VI Victrix, 98.
VII Claudia, 1, 51, 98.
VII Galbiana, 14, 52.
VIII Augusta, 52, 75.
IX Hispana, 77.
X Fretensis, 89.
XI Claudia, 52, 75, 98.
XII Fulminata, 89.
XIII Gemina, 52, 75.
XIV Gemina, 10, 33, 98, 99, 102.
XV Apollinaris, 89.
XV Primigenia, 38, 42, 48, 68, 78, 99.
XVI Flavia, 78.
XVI Gallica, 42, 44, 49, 68; 69, 76, 77, 78, 81, 99, 101.
XXI Rapax, 14, 52, 70, 75, 77, 98.
XXII Deiotariana, 89.
XXII Primigenia, 14, 43, 49, 52, 70, 75.
Lepticani, 61.
letters, official, 26, 43, 46, 103.
pg 108lex de imperio, 25.
Libanus, 93.
Licinius Crassus Scribonianus, 51, 52.
Licinius Mucianus, honoured for campaigns, 25;
arrival in Rome, 31;
offers Spain to Antonius, 51;
suffect consul, 50;
preparation for march, 82;
learns of Cerialis' success, 86;
reorganizes praetorians, 57.
Lingones, 11, 49, 50, 67, 73, 75, 78, 80.
lot, used for appointments, 28.
Lucilius Bassus, prefect of fleet, 24.
Lysimachus, 91.

 

machinae, 43, 45, 46.
Maenius Bassus, praefectus fabrum, 59.
Malchus, 90.
Manlius Patruitus (?), 56.
Marcodurum, 45.
Marsaci, 68.
Mattiaci, 49.
Mauri, 61.
Mediomatrici, 12, 77.
Menapii, 45, 76.
miracles, Vespasian's, 3, 83.
Mogontiacum (Mainz), 11, 13, 18, 43, 44, 49, 68, 70, 71, 76, 77, 81, 99.
Morini, 45, 76.
Mosella, 81.
Mucianus, see Licinius.
municipia, 24, 42.
Munius Lupercus, in command at Vetera, 10, 38;
death, 71.
Musonius Rufus, status, 30;
avenges Soranus, 53.

 

Nabalia, river, 103.
Nero, reactions after his death, 55;
receives deputation from Jews, 95.
Nervii, 37, 47, 68, 82.
nomina fausta, 64.
Norici, 102.
Novaesium (Neuss), 42, 44, 45, 46, 48, 69, 81, 82.
Numisius Rufus, uncertainty of command, 42, 44, 69;
death, 77.

 

oaths, to bind consuls, 53.
Octavius Sagitta, returned to exile, 56.
Oeenses, 61.
Orfitus, see Cornelius.
Orosius, 92.
Ostia, 64.

 

Paccius Africanus, driven out of Senate, 54.
Papirius, centurion, 61.
Petilius Cerialis, suffect consul, 50, 74;
appointment to Rhine, 74;
uses XXI Rapax as advance guard, 75;
rashness, 77, 80;
speech at Treviri, 79;
approached by Domitian, 87;
not in camp at night, 81;
not on ship at night, 101.
Petriana ala, 60.
philosophy, 8, 27.
Picentina ala, 18, 71.
Piso Licinianus, Regulus'
hostility to, 55.
Plautius Aelianus, officiating on Capitol, 65.
Pliny the Elder, as source, 2, 19, 20, 33, 78.
Pliny the Younger, provides Tacitus with material, 20;
on Regulus, 54.
Plotius Grypus, given praetorship, 51, 53.
Plutarch, evidence on Sabinus, 74.
Poeni, 61.
Pompeius Magnus, Cn., activities in Judaea, 94.
Pontia Postumina (?), murdered, 56.
Pontius Pilatus, quiet governorship of, 94.
Poppaea, supporter of Gessius Florus, 95.
praefecti, oppressing Germans, 35.
praefectus annonae, 74.
praefectus castrorum, at Mogontiacum, 49;
in Africa, 61;
at Arenacum, 100.
praefectus praetorio, Arrius Varus appointed, 23;
Vitellian, 32;
Arrecinus appointed, 75.
praefectus ripae, Tutor appointed by Vitellius, 11, 68.
praesides dei, 65.
praetorian cohorts, Vitellian, 24, 57;
reconstituted, 57.
praetors, 25, 26, 29, 50, 51, 53.
primi ordines, 70, 100.
primipilaris, commanding troops, 35, 37.
principate, powers of, 25.
proconsulates, of Africa, 59.

 

Quinctius Atticus, consul, 30.
Quintilius Varus, defeat of, 38.

 

Raeti, 102.
Remi, 74.
repetundae, exile for, 57.
pg 109Rhine, as god, 44, 99.
Rigodulum, battle at, 77.
Rutilius Gallicus, captures Veleda, 41, 71.

 

Sariolenus, informer, 53.
Sarmatae, 26, 67.
Saturnus, banished by Juppiter, 91, 92.
Scribonianus Crassus, see Licinius.
Scribonii, 54.
Scydrothemis, king of Sinope, 86.
Sena, in Etruria, 56.
senatorial debates, 25 ff., 50 ff., 52 ff.
Sentius, Cn. Saturninus (?), 29.
Sequani, 73.
Serapis, 4, 84.
Sextilius Felix, procurator of Noricum, 76.
Silanus, see Junius.
Simo, 94.
Simo Bargioras, 96.
Sinope, 86.
Sohaemus, king, 89.
Solymi, 91.
Soranus, see Barea.
stipendium, 40.
Stoics, 6, 8, 27, 28, 55.
Suetonius, major contributions of, 4, 7, 8, 25, 30, 40, 51, 52, 62, 63, 64, 66, 84, 87.
Sulpicia Praetextata, daughter of Camerinus, 54.
Sunuci, 73.
suovetaurilia, 65.

 

Tarracina, 24.
Tencteri, 13, 42, 49, 72.
Terminus, 66.
Tettius Julianus, temporarily demoted, 51.
Thrasea Paetus, 6, 27, 29, 52.
Timotheus, 85.
Titus, role in Tacitus'
narrative, 3;
relationship with Vespasian, 4, 62, 89;
relationship with Domitian, 5, 62, 75, 88;
occasioning Helvidius' hostility, 8;
connection with Arrecinus, 75;
opens attack on Jerusalem, 89.
Tolbiacum, 82.
Traiectus Mosae (Utrecht), 73.
Trajan, 29, 96.
Treviri, 11, 38, 46, 49, 67, 71, 75, 77, 78, 80.
Triboci, 76.
tribuni plebis, 30.
tribute, 33, 38, 69, 77, 79.
triumphalia, 26.
Tungri, 10, 37, 82.

 

Ubii, 38, 72, 81, 102.
Usipi, 41, 42, 49.

 

Vada, 100.
Valerius Asiaticus, consul designate, 26, 60.
Valerius Festus, overthrows L. Piso, 60;
conquers Garamantes, 61.
Vangiones, 76.
Vascones, 47.
vectigal, 73.
Veleda, dominant priestess of Germans, 12, 13;
receives captured flagship, 101;
approached by Cerialis, 102;
captured by Rutilius, 41, 71.
Venmans, on fort at Utrecht, 12, 36.
Verginius Rufus, possible source for Tacitus, 20;
helped by Belgae, 38.
Vespasian, his miracles, 3, 83;
relationship with Titus, 4, 62, 89;
letter to Senate, 25;
Senate's reluctance to act without his approval, 30;
support claimed by Civilis, 35;
letters to provincial governors, 43;
dates of stay in Egypt, 63;
departure for Italy, 83;
command in Judaea, 96;
Civilis as supporter, 102.
Vestinus, L., in charge of restoration of Capitol, 64.
Vetera castra, 10, 12, 39, 42, 45, 48, 49, 69, 70. 97.
Vibius Crispus, attacks Paccius, 54;
supports Eprius, 55;
major supporter of Vespasian, 8.
Vindonissa (Windisch), 18, 52, 70, 71, 75, 76.
Vipstanus Messala, source for Vitellio-Flavian war, 1;
takes over VII Claudia from Tettius, 51;
family and qualities, 54.
Vitellia, betrothed to Valerius Asiaticus, 26, 60.
Vitellius, A., refusal of title Caesar, 23;
replaced in consulate, 26;
alleged support from Germans, 46;
news of his death, 3, 32, 49, 62;
connection with Valerius Festus, 60;
devotion of legions to, 67.
Vitellius, L., 24.
Vitellius filius, 83.
pg 110Vocula, see Dillius.
Vologaesus, offers support to Vespasian, 62.
Vulcacius Tertullinus, uses tribunician intercessio, 30.

 

Walser, interpretation of Civilis'
revolt, 9, 12, 13, 34, 37, 39, 41, 42, 43, 49, 67, 69, 71, 73, 80.
Wightman, on strategy at Rigodulum, 78;
on status of Treviri, 78.
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