HI361F: AGE OF AUGUSTUS

SCHEDULE
WEEK/DATE ASSIGNMENT--TUESDAY ASSIGNMENT--THURSDAY
1/JANUARY 26-28 INTRODUCTION Discussion of Shotter's Augustus Caesar:
1) Roman Republic; Crisis of the Republic; Octavian
2) Power of Augustus; Auctoritas, Patronage and the Administration 
2/FEBRUARY 2-4 Discussion of Shotter's Augustus Caesar:
1) Respublica of Augustus; Empire and Augustan Peace; City of Marble
2) Succession; Legacy of Augustus
3) Chronology; Provinces & Armies; Sources
Galinsky 10-57
Topics:
1) Auctoritas; Auctoritas in the Aeneid, Art, Coins
2) Restoration of the Res Publica: 44-43 BC; Libertas
PRESENTER: MARK MUCHA
2-3/FEBRUARY 4, 8, 9 WEB AUTHORING TUTORIAL
Phylise Banner, CITS
Bibliographic Instruction Room (ground floor, Scribner Library):
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 4, 12.30-2PM
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2.30-4.00PM
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 7-8.30PM
3/FEBRUARY 9-11 Galinsky 58-106
Topics:
1) Restoration of the Res Publica: Restoring Meaning; Tacitus
2) Ideas, Ideals and Virtues: Clupeus Virtutis; The Golden Age
PRESENTER: JERRY SIMATOS
Galinsky 106-155
Topics:
1) Ideas, Ideals and Virtues: Golden Age in Art; Vergil and the Augustan Ethos; Legislation on Morals & Marriage
2) Art & Architecture: Ara Pacis
PRESENTER: DOUG GILMOUR

LECTURE: CHARLES SEGAL, WALTER C. KLEIN PROFESSOR OF CLASSICS, HARVARD UNIVERSITY: "Journey, Death, and Knowledge in the Classical Epic Tradition: From Gilgamesh to Ovid"
Davis Auditorium, 8pm

4/FEBRUARY 16-18 Galinsky 155-197
Topics:
Art & Architecture: Prima Porta Statue of Augustus; Portraits of Augustus; Wall Painting
PRESENTER: BOB HORSMAN
Galinsky 197-244
Topics:
1) Art & Architecture: Forum of Augustus; Temple of Apollo on the Palatine
2) Augustan Literature: Poetry--General Characteristics
PRESENTER: JILL MARIANI
MINIREPORTS:
  • SETTLEMENTS OF 27 & 23 BC: DOUG GILMOUR
5/FEBRUARY 23-25 Galinsky 197-244
Topics:
Augustan Literature: Poetry--General Characteristics
PRESENTER: JILL MARIANI
MINIREPORTS:
  • RES GESTAE DIVI AUGUSTI: DAN WARE
Galinsky 244-287
Topics:
1) Augustan Literature: Vergil's Aeneid; Horace; Livy
PRESENTER: TIM BALL
MINIREPORTS:
  • COINAGE: BOB HORSMAN
6/MARCH 2-4 Galinsky 244-287
Topics:
2) Augustan Literature: Ovid; Propertius; Tibullus
PRESENTER: EMILY LEVY
MINIREPORTS:
  • SUETONIUS' AUGUSTUS: MARK MUCHA
  • TACITUS' ANNALES: JILL MARIANI
Galinsky 288-331
Topics:
Religion: Restoration & Background; Augustus' Policies; Road to Divinity; Cult of Augustus in East, West and Context
PRESENTER: JUSTIN WEBER
MINIREPORTS:
  • DOMESTIC LEGISLATION & MORALITY: JERRY SIMATOS
  • FOREIGN POLICY & PROVINCES: JUSTIN WEBER
7/MARCH 9-11 Galinsky 332-375
Topics:
Central Characteristics: Greek & Roman; Tradition and Innovation; Contradictions
PRESENTER: DAN WARE
MINIREPORTS:
  • MEN IN THE HOUSEHOLD & SUCCESSION: TIM BALL
  • WOMEN IN THE HOUSEHOLD & SURVIVAL: EMILY LEVY
Paper topic conferences: TUESDAY 3/9
 9.30 Doug
10.00 Jill
10.30 Tim
11.00 Jerry
11.30 Mark
Paper topic conferences: WEDNESDAY 3/10
 8.30 Dan
 9.00 Bob
 9.30 Emily
10.00 Justin
CLASS MEETING THURSDAY: RESEARCH METHODOLOGIES
8/MARCH 23-25 Preliminary presentations Trade and Commerce
9/MAR. 30-APR. 1 Trade and Commerce "I, Claudius"
10/APRIL 6-8 Source analysis: Tim, Emily Source analysis: Bob, Jerry, Jill
11/APRIL 13-15 Source analysis: Doug, Justin, Mark Source analysis: Dan
Discussion of two reviews of Galinsky
12/APRIL 20-22 "I, Claudius" "I, Claudius"
13/APRIL 27-29 Final presentations: Jill, Dan Final presentations: Doug, Bob
14/MAY 4 Final presentations: Tim, Emily Final paper due
15/MAY 11 Final presentations: Jerry, Justin, Mark (6PM)