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Jacqueline Jones, Chair 128 Inner Campus Dr., Stop B7000, GAR 1.104 Austin, TX 78712-1739 • 512-471-3261

Fall 2008

HIS 321M • History of Rome: The Republic

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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 be discussed: political, military, social, economic, religious, etc.

Grading Policy 2 quizzes (each 25%) requiring essay answers Final exam (50%) requiring essay answers Texts M. Cary & H.H. Scullard, A HISTORY OF ROME (3rd ed.) Appian, CIVIL WARS Plutarch (Trans Warner), FALL OF THE ROMAN REPUBLIC Sallust , JUGURTHINE WAR & THE CONSPIRACY OF CATILINE


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