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HI202 ROMAN HISTORY
MWF 1.25-2.20 (Ladd 307)


Prof. Michael Arnush Ladd 209 x5462
marnush@skidmore.edu Hours: TuW 11


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Classics Department
Skidmore College
OCTOBER
DATE TOPIC READINGS
1 Rome's Conquest of Italy RVE ch. 3 pp. 86-96; terms of surrender (deditio in fidem); map of s. Italy
4 Beginnings of empire: the 1st Punic War RVE ch. 4 pp. 97-112; HAR Polybius 1.6-14; 2.1-2, 7-12; 3.1, 4, 6-31 (21pp.); map of Mediterranean ca. 240 BCE
6 The 2nd Punic War: Defeat of Carthage

RVE ch. 4 pp. 114-135; HAR Livy 21.1-2, 20-48; 22.3-7, 44-51; 30.28-37 (47pp.)

8 No class  
11 Conquest of the Mediterranean RVE ch. 5 pp. 136-141; map of Roman conquest of Mediterranean, 264-133 BCE
13 Rome and her allies
Sample midterm i.d.
RVE ch. 5 pp. 141-156 
15 The Gracchi RVE ch. 5 pp. 156-165; HAR Appian 1.1-26 (15pp).
18 The Rise of the Individual Imperator: Marius RVE ch. 6 pp. 166-175
20 The Social War and the career of Sulla RVE ch. 6 pp. 176-192; RVE ch. 7 pp. 193-204
22 STUDY DAY  
25 MIDTERM  
27 Crassus, Pompey, and the revolt of Spartacus RVE ch. 7 pp. 204-219
29 Case study: Cicero and the conspiracy of Catiline RVE ch. 7 pp. 219-224; HAR Sallust Catilinarian Conspiracy 1-61; Cicero First Oration against Catiline (pp. 81-128)