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HI202 ROMAN HISTORY

Prof. Michael Arnush Ladd 209 x5462
marnush@skidmore.edu Hours: W 9.00 Th 8.30 F 10.30


Overview
Texts
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September
CC290
Web Resources
Classics Department
Skidmore College
SEPTEMBER
DATE TOPIC READINGS
5

"What is history?"

--none--; Map of Italy
7 Sources, Materials, Methods RR Introduction & ch. 1; HAR Introduction pp. 1-13, 15-20, 147-150; LR pp. 37-49 (skim); RE ch. 2 (skim)
10 Geography & Peoples of Italy RR ch. 2; LR 1.1-2
12 Emergence of Rome HAR Livy 1.1-13; LR 1.8
13 CC290 meeting: BI ROOM  
14 Rome and the Etruscans HAR Livy 1.15-49, 55-60; LR 1.9
17 Roman governing classes RR ch. 3; HAR Livy 2.1-14, 31-40; 3.33-37, 44-49, 56-58
19 Magistracies, Assemblies and the Armies of Rome RR Appendices pp. 194-204; LR 1.24-42
21 Roman virtues Handout (T. Africa, Immense Majesty, ch. 3)
24 Roman Republican religion LR 1.46-56
25 CC290 meeting: BI ROOM
26 Empire: Conquest of Italy RR ch. 4; HAR Livy 5.34-49; LR 1.15
28 First Punic War
Mediterranean c. 240BC
RR ch. 5 pp. 43-50; HAR Polybius 1.6-14; 2.1-2, 7-12; LR 1.57-58