Ancient Military History 5: Rise of the Roman Republic
Before the Empire, there was the Republic. The victor of a geopolitical battle royale, Rome came to rule the Mediterranean world through sheer force of will.
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The fifth installment of the Ancient Military History series, this class will examine the rise of the Roman Republic. We'll evaluate its foundation myths, outline its system of government, and follow a chain of conflicts that consolidated the Italian peninsula and later the Mediterranean world under Roman law. Syllabus: Week 1: Rise of the Republic -- Foundation myths, seven kings, and overthrowing the monarchy Week 2: Early Expansion in Italy -- Gallic invasion, Latin conquest and Samnite...
A life-long history buff, I am well versed in and obsessed with ancient history. I have studied classics and the history of the mediterranean world at the University of Texas and have taught similar classes in the same field to hundreds of students so far.
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I assign no grades, though I can tell who's engaged and learning. Written assessments available by request.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
While this is a history class, it is a history of warfare -- and a primitive kind at that. We will maintain an academic perspective, but we will discuss how and why people kill one another. We'll keep it PG.
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Hello! Language nerd, history buff, culture geek -- whatever you call it, that's me! I'm obsessed with how people connect and what brings us together. I examine history, literature, language, travel, food and everything human, looking for the...