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Beželj, Jelena. (2015). Publius Cornelius Dolabella. Diploma Thesis. Filozofski fakultet u Zagrebu, Department of Archaeology. [mentor Demicheli, Dino].

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Publius Cornelius Dolabella was born in Rome to a patrician family around 24th BC. First time that he was mentioned in historical books was in 10th AD when he became consul with Gaius Junius Silanus. Between 14th and 20th AD he was a prefect of Roman province Dalmatia, first under Augustus and later after Tiberius. At that time he was responsible for building up to 580 kilometers of roads; he was responsible for fixing and building many unknown buildings in Dalmatian cities; he was responsible for first cadastral map known as Forma Dolabelliana and he was responsible for solving many land disputes between local people. After finishing his service in Dalmatia he returned briefly to Rome and after that he got prefectural honor for the second time. This time it was in Africa from 23rd till 24th AD. In this brief period, he conquered Tacfarinas who waged war against Rome for many years. Finally after so many years of service he returned to Rome where he was present at several debates in Senate.

Item Type: Diploma Thesis
Subjects: Archaeology
Departments: Department of Archaeology
Supervisor: Demicheli, Dino
Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2015 09:25
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2015 09:25

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