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.
|Unit name||The Fall of the Roman Republic|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||History and Classics|
Dr Jayne Knight
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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|25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any Faculty|
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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)
Weekly Introductory Lecture (recorded, approx. 30 minutes)
Weekly online quizzes @ 50-100 words (10%)
3 primary text analyses, 300 words each (15%)
Major essay from provided topics, 1,750 words (35%)
Take-home exam, 2,500 words (40%)
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