A Healing Touch for Empire: Vespasian’s Wonders in Domitianic Rome






A Healing Touch for Empire: Vespasian’s Wonders in Domitianic Rome

Trevor Luke

Greece & Rome, Vol. 57, No. 1 (2010)

Abstract

Before Vespasian returned to Rome to take up the reins of imperial government, he reportedly had a vision in the Serapeum of Alexandria and, as the New Serapis, healed two men. These wonders came to define Vespasian


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