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Herod Antipas executes John the Baptist

Comparison between Domitian’s victory in Germania and the successes of Vespasian and Titus in Judea.
Martial’s expectations about the birth of an heir to Domitian.
The cosmopolitanism of the Roman empire as a challenge to Roman masculinity.
Circumcised Jews’ liability to the Jewish tax.
Jews hiding their circumcision.
Martial’s attack against a sodomite Jewish poet who swears by the temples of Jupiter.

The international and polyglot crowd paying tribute to the emperor in the Flavian amphitheatre.

The divine aura of the emperor.

The coming of the kingdom is violent

Imperial aggression – Assyrian and Roman

King Herod and the birth of Jesus

Jesus contrasts the Son of Man with the Gentile rulers

Paying taxes to Caesar

Eschatological woes and Jesus's parousia

Jesus before Pilate

Jesus is tempted by Satan in the wilderness

The healing of the centurion's servant

Jesus eats with tax collectors and sinners

The status of Israel following the destruction of the Temple, and theological explanations for those conditions