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Lesley Dean-Jones, Chair 2210 Speedway, Mail Code C3400, Austin, TX 78712-1738 • 512-471-5742

Spring 2006

AHC 325 • History of Rome: The Empire

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
30875 MWF
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
UTC 4.134

Course Description

Covers the period from Rome's foundation through Caesar's murder in 44 B.C. The emphasis placed on the last two centuries of the Republic when problems accumulated and solutions did not. All the factors contributing to the Republic's fall will discussed: political, military, social, economic, religious, etc.. Grading: 2 quizzes (each 25%) requiring essay answers Final exam (50%) requiring essay answers Texts: M. Cary & H.H. Scullar, A History of Rome (3rd ed.) Plutarch, Fall of the Roman Republic (Penguin) Sallust, Jugarthine War & The Conspiracy of Catiline (Penguin) Optional: Appian, Civil Wars (Penguin)


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