The Roman Revolution (in Latin) W18 (CLAS*3060)
Code and section: CLAS*3060*01
Term: Winter 2018
Instructor: A. Sherwood
To examine the history and politics of the late Roman Republic as seen through the literature (Sallust, Cicero and Caesar, etc.; a specific author will be selected).
1) to become understand the importance and complexities of the Roman Republic
2) to become aware of the importance of primary documentation and its various (sometimes contradictory) interpretations by secondary authors
3) to become confident in your ability to read primary and secondary materials and to create your own critical interpretation of Republican culture.
Method of presentation:
Three (3) classroom hours