Rome and the Caesars
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On successful completion you will be able to
- illustrate a broad knowledge of historical developments, research principals and discipline specific methodologies for the study of Roman imperial history
- examine and critically evaluate historical data with initiative and judgement and illustrate competency through devising and sustaining arguments and solving of problems relating to Roman imperial history
- A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this subject will be provided in your study materials.
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
- Other requirements -
Students who have an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion under Macquarie University's Academic Progression Policy are not permitted to enrol in OUA units offered by Macquarie University. Students with an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion who have enrolled in units through OUA will be withdrawn.
Rome and the Caesars focuses on the political and institutional history from the murder of Julius Caesar (44 BC) through to the First Tetrarchy (AD 284-305). Students will study the lives and policies of Roman emperors, as well as the impact of Rome on the provinces. Training will be provided in the study of literature, coins, inscriptions and archaeological evidence.
- Rome and the Caesars Blog (50%)
- Portfolio of Ancient Sources with Historical Commentary (50%)
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