Courses & Units

The Fall of the Roman Republic HTC242

Introduction

This unit examines two of the most well documented periods in classical antiquity: the last century of the Roman Republic and the first century of the Roman Empire. The social, cultural, and political turmoil of this era is viewed through the lens of literary, archaeological, epigraphic, and numismatic sources. Our exploration begins with the revolutionary socioeconomic reforms of the Gracchi brothers and ends with the tumultuous reign of the emperor Nero.

Summary

Unit name The Fall of the Roman Republic
Unit code HTC242
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline History and Classics
Teaching staff

Dr Jayne Knight

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Domestic

Band Field of Education
1 090305

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Requisites

Prerequisites

25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any Faculty

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

HTC342

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On Campus:

Weekly introductory lecture (recorded, approx. 30 minutes)Weekly 2-hour mixed format seminar (consisting of 2 x 30-minute lectures, with a 30-minute group discussion following each)

Off Campus:

Weekly Introductory Lecture (recorded, approx. 30 minutes)
2 x 30-minute lecture recordings weekly
4 x 2-hour Web Conference (discussion-based)

Assessment

 - Weekly online quizzes @ 50-100 words (10%) - 3 primary text analyses, 300 words each (15%) - Major essay from provided topics, 1,750 words (35%) - 2 hour exam (40%)

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Textbooks

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