Caesar, Cicero and the Collapse of the Roman Republic
The American University of Rome
Area of Study
Art History, Classics, History
Taught In English
A previous course in Classics, Classical Studies or Ancient History or permission of the Instructor.
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
The Roman Republic traditionally began in 509 and lasted until the dictatorship of Julius Caesar (46-44). This course concentrates on the last fifty years of the Republic down to 42 when the Republican forces were finally defeated at Philippi. Emphasis is given to reading and analyzing primary texts (in translation) with particular importance given to the works of Cicero and Caesar.
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