Roman History (i+p) (2013/2014)

Course code
4S02144
Credits
12
Coordinator
Attilio Mastrocinque
Other available courses
Other available courses
Other available courses
Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
I MODULO PARTE (I) 6 L-ANT/03-ROMAN HISTORY II semestrino A Attilio Mastrocinque
II MODULO PARTE (P) 6 L-ANT/03-ROMAN HISTORY II semestrino B Attilio Mastrocinque

Learning outcomes

Module: I MODULO PARTE (I)
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knowledge of the main topics of Roman history.


Module: II MODULO PARTE (P)
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knowledge of important topics of Roman history in the late republican ages.

Syllabus

Module: I MODULO PARTE (I)
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Previous studies: knowledge of ancient history at school level.

Subject of the course: The conquest of the Hellenistic world

Texts to be read: 1) Livius, Books XXXI, XXXII, XXXIII; (an edition with notes or commentary)
2) the passages that will be studied during the course
3) A. Momigliano, Manuale di storia romana, a cura di A. Mastrocinque, Torino, UTET, 2011.
An historical atlas is recommended.

Didactic method: normal lessons will be held, the discussed passages will be given (also in translation) to the students. Students who are unable to attend the lessons will find them in mp3 format, texts, and images on the e-learning platform of the University.


Module: II MODULO PARTE (P)
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Previous studies: basical knowledge of Roman history and Greek and Latin language.

Subject of the course: Cultural topics of the Severan age

Texts to be read: 1) Philosptratus, Life of Apollonius of Tyana
2) the passages that will be studied during the course

Didactic method: normal lessons or seminars will be organized; the students will be provided with the passages (also in translation) which will be discussed. Students who are unable to attend the lessons will find them in mp3 format, texts, and images on the e-learning platform of the University.

Assessment methods and criteria

Module: I MODULO PARTE (I)
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oral exam


Module: II MODULO PARTE (P)
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oral exam