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Douglas Biow, Director MEZ 3.126, Mailcode A1800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-232-3470

Andrew M Riggsby

Professor Ph.D, UC Berkeley

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Biography

FieldsRoman Cultural History, Latin Prose, Linguistics

Awards: Caesar in Gaul and Rome: War in Words, has received the award for the outstanding book published in Classics and Ancient History in 2006. The award comes from the Association of American Publishers (Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division).

National Endowment for the Humanities/Roger A. Hornsby Post-Doctoral Rome Prize.  2010-2011.

Recent Publications: Roman Law and the Legal World of the Romans (Cambridge UP 2010).


EUS 346 • History Of Rome: The Empire

36450 • Spring 2013
Meets MWF 100pm-200pm WAG 101
(also listed as AHC 325, HIS 321 )
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This class will cover the story of the Roman empire from the death of Caesar to the fall of Rome in A.D. 476.  After working our way through the narrative of this period (about half th semester), we will examine a number of topics that cut across time.  The course will touch on politics, law, war, the economy, social classes, gender, and psychopathic emperors.  Grading: weekly quizzes 10% 2 exams 45% final exam 45% Texts: Ancient Rome: A Military and Political History, Christopher S. Mackay  

EUS 346 • History Of Rome: The Empire

36300 • Spring 2012
Meets MWF 100pm-200pm WAG 101
(also listed as AHC 325, HIS 321 )
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This class will cover the story of the Roman empire from the death of Caesar to the fall of Rome in A.D. 476.  After working our way through the narrative of this period (about half th semester), we will examine a number of topics that cut across time.  The course will touch on politics, law, war, the economy, social classes, gender, and psychopathic emperors. 

Grading:

2 quizzes (each 25%) requiring essay answers

Final exam (50%) requiring essay answers

Texts:

Ancient Rome: A Military and Political History, Christopher S. Mackay

EUS 348 • Roman Law-W

36275 • Spring 2010
Meets MWF 1100-1200 WAG 112
(also listed as C C 348 )
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This course covers a topic dealing with European Economics, Government, Business, and/or Policy.

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