CLCIV 302 - The Roman Republic
Section: 001
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Classical Civilization (CLCIV)
Department: LSA Classical Studies
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This introduction to the Roman Republic is open to students at all levels: no previous background in Roman history is required. After a brief look at pre-Roman Italy, this course will survey the political and social history of the Roman Republic from the late sixth century BCE through to the end of the Republic down to the aftermath of Caesar's death in 44 BCE. Ample time in section meetings will be devoted to preparing students who are new to writing academic papers in the humanities.

Course Requirements:

1 quiz, 2 short papers, 2 midterm exams, a final exam, a very short movie assignment, and regular attendance and participation.

Intended Audience:

This class is aimed at anyone interested in ancient Rome. No previous experience is required.

Class Format:

Two 60-minute lectures and two section meetings per week.

CLCIV 302 - The Roman Republic
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
30672
Open
30
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:00PM
002 (DIS)
P
30673
Open
11
 
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WF 9:00AM - 10:00AM
003 (DIS)
P
30674
Closed
0
 
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TuTh 2:00PM - 3:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
30675
Open
1
 
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TuTh 5:00PM - 6:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
30676
Open
1
 
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WF 1:00PM - 2:00PM
006 (DIS)
P
30677
Open
13
 
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WF 2:00PM - 3:00PM
007 (DIS)
P
31245
Open
5
 
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WF 11:00AM - 12:00PM
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ISBN: 1315511193
A history of the Roman people, Author: Ward, Allen Mason, 1942-
Required
ISBN: 9780199537389
Roman lives : a selection of eight Roman lives, Author: by Plutarch ; translated by Robin Waterfield ; with introductions and notes by Philip A. Stadter., Publisher: Oxford University Press 1a ed. 199 2008
Required
ISBN: 9780199540044
The rise of Rome : books one to five, Author: Livy., Publisher: Oxford University Press New ed. 2008
Required
ISBN: 9780140449488
Catiline's war ; The Jugurthine war ; Histories, Author: Sallust ; translated with an introduction and notes by A.J. Woodman., Publisher: Penguin 2007
Required
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