Roman History (i+p) - I MODULO PARTE (I) (2014/2015)

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Name of lecturer
Attilio Mastrocinque
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semestrino IA dal Sep 29, 2014 al Nov 15, 2014.

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Lesson timetable

semestrino IA
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.2  
Tuesday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.2  
Wednesday 5:20 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.4  

Learning outcomes

knowledge of important topics of Roman history in the late Republican and Imperial Ages.


Previous studies: basical knowledge of Roman history and Latin language.

Subject of the course: The end of the Roman Republic

Texts to be read:
1) Plutarch, Lives of Gracchi, Sulla, Cicero, Caesar, and Antony
2) the passages that will be discussed during the course
3) Study of a good handbook of Roman history, such as A. Momigliano, Manuale di storia romana, a cura di A. Mastrocinque, Torino, UTET, 2011 (the study can stop at page 241); or Storia di Roma dalle origini alla tarda antichità, Catania, Edizioni del Prisma, 2013 (the study can stop at Section IX, chapter IV).

An historical atlas will be useful.

Didactic method: normal lessons or seminars will be organized; the students will be provided with the passages (also in translation) which will be discussed.

Assessment methods and criteria

oral exam