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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
SEPTEMBER
DATE TOPIC READINGS
8 "What is history?" --none--; Map of Italy
10 Sources, Materials, Methods HAR Introduction pp. 1-17 & Polyb. 1.1-5; pp. 169-170 & Livy Preface (23pp.); ARD pp. 440-451
13 Geography & Peoples of Italy

RVE ch. 1 pp. 1-10

15 Emergence of Cities

RVE ch. 1 pp. 10-25; HAR Livy 1.1-13 (12pp.)

17 Rome and the Etruscans: Etruria

RVE ch. 1 pp. 25-31; HAR Livy 1.15-17 (2pp.)

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20 Rome: urban community RVE ch. 2 pp. 32-40
First essay (due Sept. 29th)
22 Rome under the Etruscan monarchy
UPenn exhibit
RVE ch. 2 pp. 40-48; HAR Livy 1.34-49, 55-60 (19pp.)
Archaic Forum Romanum; Latium (map)
24 Beginnings of the Roman res publica RVE ch. 2 pp. 48-57; HAR Livy 5.34-49 (14pp.)
27 Roman magistracies: governing classes RVE ch. 3 pp. 58-75; HAR Polybius 6.1, 3-9, 11-18, 56-57; Livy 3.33-37 (16pp.)
29 Rome in the 4th century BCE RVE ch. 3 pp. 75-86; HAR Livy 2.31-40; 44-49, 56-58 (19pp.); central Italy (map)
First essay due in-class