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Useful Web Links

  • FOR ELEMENTS OF ROMAN HISTORY, see the companion website for "The Romans" (Routledge 2014) which has timelines as well as detailed case studies and power points & bibliographies on certain topics.
  • The Romans website
  • For all historical enquiries and texts of major Greek authors, go to online sourcebook and locate the period on the left-hand menu;
  • For gender studies see Diotima.
  • For texts and for Plutarch and Suetonius specifically, click on links.
  • A more advanced textual and image resource may be found at Perseus: homepage; Berlin mirror site. This amazing site also contains a historical overview of ancient Greek history.

SEMINAR 01: POWER TO THE PEOPLE? THE POPULAR ASSEMBLIES

NB see also sites listed under ‘Republican politics’

SEMINAR 02: CATILINARIAN CONSPIRACY/IES

LECTURE 01: WHAT CAN WE KNOW ABOUT EARLY ROME?

LECTURE 02: WARFARE AND IMPERIALISM

LECTURE 03: REPUBLICAN POLITICS BY THE MID-2ND CENTURY BC

LECTURE 04: MISTRESS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN

LECTURE 05: THE GRACCHI: ROMAN REVOLUTIONARIES?

LECTURE 06: MARIUS AND SULLA: ‘SAVING’ THE REPUBLIC

LECTURE 07: POMPEY AND CAESAR: WHEN AMICITIA BECOMES DOMINATIO

LECTURE 08: HOC VOLUERUNT: CIVIL WAR AND ASSASSINATION

LECTURE 09: THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE PRINCIPATE

Augustus: a man for all seasons from VRoma - http://www.vroma.org/%7Ebmcmanus/augustus2.html (A nice summary of his methods and importance)