Roman History (i+p) (2015/2016)

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
I MODULO PARTE (I) 6 L-ANT/03-ROMAN HISTORY Sem. IA Attilio Mastrocinque
II MODULO PARTE (P) 6 L-ANT/03-ROMAN HISTORY Sem. IB Attilio Mastrocinque

Learning outcomes

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

Educational purposes: knowledge of the main topics of Roman history.
Prerequisites: basic knowledge of ancient history and Latin.
Subject of the course: The birth of the Roman Empire
Didactic method: normal lessons will be held, the discussed passages will be given (also in translation) to the students.
Form of the exam: oral exam

The course is divided into two parts:
- the first consists in the 36 lessons, devoted to Caesar, Augustus and Tiberius; students will be provided with images and texts, which will be at their disposal online;
- the second part consists in the study of 1) Svetonius, Life of Augustus; 2) Res gestae divi Augusti; 3) Plutarch, Life of Caesar; 4) Tacitus, Annales books I and II. (Choose an edition with commentary).


Module: II MODULO PARTE (P)
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Educational purposes:
The course is aimed at teaching some important topics concerning the early Roman Empire.
Subject of the course: The Flavians
Texts to be read:
1) Tacitus, Historiae.
2) Passages that will be discussed during the course.
Didactic method: normal lessons will be held; the discussed passages and images will be at disposal (also in translation) in the internet site of the University of Verona, E-Learning. Students who are unable to attend one or more lessons will use mp3 records, texts, and images on the E-learning platform of the University.
Form of the exam: oral exam

Syllabus

Module: I MODULO PARTE (I)
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Prerequisites: basic knowledge of ancient history and Latin.
Subject of the course: The birth of the Roman Empire
Didactic method: normal lessons will be held, the discussed passages will be given (also in translation) to the students.

The course is divided into two parts:
- the first consists in the 36 lessons, devoted to Caesar, Augustus and Tiberius; students will be provided with images and texts, which will be at their disposal online;
- the second part consists in the study of 1) Svetonius, Life of Augustus; 2) Res gestae divi Augusti; 3) Plutarch, Life of Caesar; 4) Tacitus, Annales books I and II. (Choose an edition with commentary).


Module: II MODULO PARTE (P)
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Subject of the course: The Flavians
Prerequisites: knowledge of Roman history and Latin language at a basical level.
Texts to be read:
1) Tacitus, Historiae.
2) Passages that will be discussed during the course.
Didactic method: normal lessons will be held; the discussed passages and images will be at disposal (also in translation) in the internet site of the University of Verona, E-Learning. Students who are unable to attend one or more lessons will use mp3 records, 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