Roman History (i+p) (2009/2010)

Course code
4S02144
Credits
12
Coordinator
Attilio Mastrocinque
Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
I MODULO PARTE (I) 6 L-ANT/03-ROMAN HISTORY I semestre Patrizia Basso
II MODULO PARTE (P) 6 L-ANT/03-ROMAN HISTORY II semestre Attilio Mastrocinque
Alfredo Buonopane

Learning outcomes

Module: I MODULO PARTE (I)
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fundamental knowledge of the Roman history


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

Syllabus

Module: I MODULO PARTE (I)
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Content of the course: The first part of the course shall be dedicated to provide fundamental methods and tools for the study of the Roman history from origins to the end of the Empire by means of the analysis of some literary, epigrafical, archaeological sources.

Teaching method: Lectures, with slides of images. One educational mission to Roman Verona shall be organized during the lessons period.
The attendance to classes is warmly recommended. Those who could not attend the classes are invited to agree with the professor alternative programmes. In any case alternative programmes shall include one more work from the following: C. NICOLET, Strutture dell'Italia romana (sec. III-I a.C.), Jouvence, Roma 1984; A. GIARDINA, L'Italia romana. Storie di un'identità incompiuta, Laterza, Roma-Bari 1997; G. ZECCHINI, Il pensiero politico romano. Dall'età arcaica alla tarda antichità, La Nuova Italia Scientifica, Roma 1997; W. ECK, L'Italia nell'impero romano. Stato e amministrazione in epoca imperiale, Edipuglia, Bari 1999; E. LO CASCIO (a cura di), Roma imperiale. Una metropoli antica, Carocci, Roma 2000; M. CRAWFORD, E. GABBA, F. MILLAR, A. SNODGRASS, Le basi documentarie della storia antica, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2002; L. CRACCO RUGGINI, Storia antica. Come leggere le fonti, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2002.


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

Subject of the course: Rome and Egypt

Texts to be read:
1) Plutarco, Lives of Antony and Caesar
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.

Assessment methods and criteria

Module: I MODULO PARTE (I)
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oral examination


Module: II MODULO PARTE (P)
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oral exam