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Så skapades bilden av en kejsarinna Bilden av kejsarinnorna Plotina och Sabina som en del av kejsarnas maktutövning


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Title: Så skapades bilden av en kejsarinna Bilden av kejsarinnorna Plotina och Sabina som en del av kejsarnas maktutövning
Authors: Wilke Bohlin, Stina
Issue Date: 8-Dec-2020
Degree: Student essay
Keywords: Plotina
Sabina
Hadrian
Trajan
empresses
emperors
exercise of power
public image
coins
portraits
Panegyricus
mother of the nation
Greek goddess
Abstract: The official images of the empresses Plotina and Sabina were changed during the period of the adoptive emperors Trajan and Hadrian. A central focus in this thesis is how Trajan and Hadrian exercised their power by letting the pictures of their wives play an important public role. By applying Foucaults theory of power I visualize the powermaking activities made by the emperors. My investigation is also based on Yvonne Hirdmans theory of the gendersystem. The studied material consists of text... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/67115
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