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ANHS2635: Augustus and the Roman Revolution

The Roman revolution of the First Century BCE involved civil wars, political chaos, lawlessness and violence against civilians. From it emerged a regime which celebrated peace, political harmony, law, justice and the happiness of the citizens. Augustus was at the heart of this change. This unit explores the transformation of the Republic in his lifetime.

Code ANHS2635
Academic unit Classics and Ancient History
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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12 credit points at 1000 level from any combination of Ancient History, Latin, Ancient Greek, History, Philosophy, Archaeology
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Demonstrate disciplinary expertise in historical and historiographical methods of inquiry and an understanding of the principles of the ancient historian.
  • LO2. Demonstrate the ability to effectively use primary evidence in the form of texts, epigraphic and numismatic material, iconography and/or material culture (including architecture and archaeological evidence).
  • LO3. Effectively and ethically communicate their knowledge to others and engage in informed and respectful disagreement.
  • LO4. Examine complex disciplinary problems and work independently to research and analyse those problems in an innovative way.

Unit outlines

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