Roman History (m) (2014/2015)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

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Name of lecturer
Attilio Mastrocinque
Attilio Mastrocinque
Number of ECTS credits allocated
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Language of instruction
Semestrino IIA dal Feb 23, 2015 al Apr 18, 2015.

Lesson timetable

Semestrino IIA
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall Betti  
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall Betti  

Learning outcomes

knowledge of the main topics of Roman history.


Previous studies: knowledge of ancient history at school level.

Subject of the course: The temples of Augustus

Didactic method: normal lessons will be held, the discussed passages will be given (also in translation) to the students

The course is divided into two parts:

- the first consists in the 30 lessons, devoted to Augustus and the temples which Augustus founded; students will be provided with images and texts, which will be at their disposal online;
- the second part consists in the private study of 1) Svetonius, Life of Augustus (an edition with commentary); 2) Res gestae divi Augusti; 3 P.Zanker, Augusto e il potere delle immagini, Bari, Laterza 1989 (or the original German text, or even the English translation).

Assessment methods and criteria

oral exam