It was acceptable for women to wear their hair covered or uncovered and down, but Paul suggested covered.
How was 1 stcentury A.D. Corinth different from Athens?
What was Acrocorinth?
Both the Apostle Paul and Plutarch agreed on this point about hairstyles:
Around 300 B.C., this Roman general supposedly became the first Roman—in an attempt to emulate the Greeks—to shave every day and be beardless.
The Apostle Paul was out of step with Greco-Roman tradition in his view that men should have short hair and women long (and wrapped).
According to author Jerome Murphy-O’Connor, 1 stcentury Corinth resembled this American place and experience:
What were some factors that led Paul to Corinth?
Women in Paul’s native Tarsus dressed in very modest attire, and mostly covered.
Corinth was responsible for the Isthmian Games, the second in rank of the four great pan-Hellenic festivals.
What was Paul’s preference for male hair?
When does O’Connor believe Paul first arrived in Corinth?
Briefly comment on the types of sources the author uses in dealing with Corinthian hairstyles.
HIEU 322 Article Quiz 2
Which of the following is true about Vegetius?
Although faced with the demand for greater revenue, Nero and subsequent emperors were hesitant to raise taxes. Instead they did this, which over time had a disastrous impact on the economy.
Roman economic policy as early as the 3 rdcentury B.C. contrasted sharply with the highly regimented economies of the Hellenistic world, especially Egypt.
Which of the following is true about Roman taxation in the Republic and early Empire?
What has been the chief emphasis for many historians when it comes to explaining the decay of the Roman military?
Despite a free grain policy, the vast majority of Rome’s grain supply was distributed through the free market. Why?
Vegitius wrote of Rome’s military problems, but was optimistic that those problems could be overcome in the future.
In general, Vegetius believed this was the chief reason for the decay of the army?
Why was the battle of Actium in the 30s B.C. important?
Specifically, Vegetius argued that Roman military decay was the result of this:
Bruce Bartlett believed that the reforms of Diocletian and Constantine were positive ones that should have salvaged the Roman economy.
This area within the Roman Empire retained a socialist economic system because it was an important source of grain for the Romans—and by the end of the 1 st
century B.C., the source for free grain doled out by the government.
Briefly explain what Bartlett meant by “state socialism” in the Roman Empire by the 3 rdcentury A.D.